People, Nov. 25, 1940

Discovered digging with oldtime frenzy into his new job (as general manager of Oakland's swagger new Golden Gate Turf Club, readying its track for next month's opening) was trigger-tongued Edward ("Slip") Madigan. During his rip-roaring tenure as St. Mary's football coach (1921-39) he made himself as controversial a Bay Area figure as Harry Bridges, his Galloping Gaels famed as the nation's toughest, gaudiest, barnstormingest small-college team.

Blonde, blue-eyed Mary Lee Abbott, 19, 5 ft. 2, won the award of a five-man jury (including James Montgomery Flagg) as the most glamorous debutante of Manhattan's 1940-41 season, thus taking a long lead over...

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