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Contents

Pearly hoop of an early hoopster
18
Beatrice Lillie; 1894-1989
In a tragic town, a sudden blessing
24
Coal mines and mining (Accidents and explosions), Rescue work, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
Miners' tales of prayer, pain and bravery below
26
Reverence and rejoicing for a new pope
30
Pope John XXIII; 1881-1963, PopesElection
Why Europe looks good
39
Western Europe (Economic conditions)
Starry business, Swiss style
81
Flags, American flag, Lucerne (Switzerland)
All-time-high art prices
83
Art (Prices), Art trade
Lance and his hot autos
93
Lance Reventlow; 1936-1972, Automobiles, Racing
Horse's mouth
98
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Lincoln versus Douglas
103
Stephen Arnold Douglas (American senator.); 1813-1861, Abraham Lincoln (American president.); 1809-1865, United StatesHistory/1815-1861

Moment of calm before storm for embattled Nobel prize winner
41
Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (Russian poet and novelist.); 1890-1960, Nobel prizes
Two general views of humor
45
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Harold Macmillan; 1894-1986, Douglas MacArthur; 1880-1964, Herb SHRINER
Big fuss at Michigan over gambling cards
46
Barton HUTHWAITE, University of Michigan, Gambling
Great occasion for old masters
51
Pablo Casals (Spanish cellist.); 1876-1973, Fritz Kreisler (Austrian violinist.); 1875-1962, Concerts
Wag at the wig-fitting session
61
Yul Brynner; d. 1985, Wigs
Vegetables and cheeses
62
Cooking (Cheese, Vegetables)
Off for Paris in jet time
113
Airplanes, Jet, Aviation (Transatlantic flights)
Lift from Lark for Studebaker
118
Automobiles
Strategist-in-chief for desegregation
120
William Pierce Rogers (American Secretary of state.); 1913-2001, Public schoolsDesegregation
College class in luggage-lifting
137
Physical education
Bizarre party house
143
Balls (Parties)

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