Transport: Gate Party

They opened another bridge in California last week. At 6 a. m. when a foghorn snorted, 18.000 people started a mass dash, each eager to be first across the Golden Gate between San Francisco and the Marin County mainland. By nightfall 178,000 had crossed on foot and each apparently had been first in "one way or another. Sprinter Donald Bryant was first man across. Esther & Ann Bullard were first twins. Carmen & Minnie Perez were first skaters. Florentine Calegari was first on stilts. A Scottie was first dog. Police rushed to aid one woman staggering along with her tongue out....