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("Aw, Sal," sighs Joe, "ya shudda been t'ere! Allem people, screamin' an' yellin' an' t'rowin papeh inna air! An' ya know what Solly wen' an' done? He run right upta one'a t'playas, an' t'rew 'isarms aroun' 'im an' gives him a great big kiss -- a real wet smackah! Right onna mout'! We couldn' tell f'shuah who it was, t'ey din' have numbas on a'nuttin', but I t'ink it was Casey. Pudgy-face guy, looked kinda mean. Looked like he was gonna belt Solly one, but t'en onea t'utta guys, Dressen I t'ink it was, lit'l sawed-off runt of a guy, grabbed 'im by t'coat an' dragged 'im off." "Didja see Petey?" inquires Sally as she attempts to coax a burp out of little Leonora. "You musta seen Petey!" "Oh yeah, tall skinny fellah, y'can't miss him. I see him come offa t'train luggin' a grip. Alla red caps was luggin' bags f't'regulas, y'know, so t'resta t'boys hadda carry t'eir own." Sally sighs. "T'ey'da won it soona if he'd been playin'," she insists. "He betta get inna Woil Series, he'll show t'em Yanks whattits allabout!")

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(Martin's, O-C, and Namm's accounted for. How 'bout Loeser's and A&S?)

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(Awwwwwwww....)

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(And the echoes of that evening, they say, still hang in the air over Borough Hall...)

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("You got the shot, boys? You need me to do a couple more? Is this angle good, or should I hold the paper higher? Anything you want, boys, it's my pleasure.")

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(Honestly, there isn't any other news today. There really isn't.)

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("The big round man had tears in his eyes." Well, he's not the only one.)

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("DOES NOT FIGURE MUCH?" bellows Sally, the force of her voice dislodging the ice bag from Joe's throbbing head. "YOU'LL FIN' OUT! JUST YOU WAIT!")

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(Dixie has a fine singing voice, but Camilli can play a slick first base, hit home runs, and father lots of children. Wonder what he'll do for an act?)

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("But Mr. Loeser, we've gotta have SOME kind of a mention of it! All the others do!" "I didn't think they'd win! It's not like I'm a GIANT fan or anything, I just didn't think they'd win!" "We've got to run SOMETHING, but the ad's already at the engravers!" "Well, here," Mr. Loeser declares, doodling a design on the back of an envelope. "See if they can stick this in at the top. You're right, we've got to have SOMETHING! We'll never sell another brassiere if we don't!")

Comics? Oh yes, coming right up...
 

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(Why, he'll NEVER be able to afford World Series tickets!)

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(Gee Sparks, if you'd kept up your baseball career you wouldn't have to worry about any of this.)

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("Hm? Oh, sorry dear, I was just thinking about if Wyatt, Higbe, and Fitz start the first three games, who's gonna go in the fourth? Davis? Casey? Hamlin? Gawdhelpus, not Hamlin...")

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("You've got to come, Tom! All the rest of my force has been called to New York for some riot at Grand Central Station!")

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("And meanwhile, His Excellency advises that we have a new assignment as well -- we must stop at nothing to ensure that Hamlin starts in Game Four!")
 

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And in the Daily News...

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All right boys, pace yourselves, it's a long train ride back home.

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Not mentioned in any of this coverage is the fact that Leo was about to be fired. Mr. MacPhail was waiting up at 125th Street for the incoming train, which he had ordered to stop so that he could get aboard to be part of the arrival scene at Grand Central. But Leo, fearing the train would be mobbed at the smaller 125th St. station, countermanded that order, leaving Larry standing furious on the platform as the train whipped thru. In a red-faced rage, he will fire Durocher on the spot, and Leo will remain fired until tomorrow, when Larry, hung over and repentant, will forget the whole thing.

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Mr. Powers, you may recall, was among the loudest voices in support of moving the Brooklyn games out of Ebbets Field. You will note that he has the good sense not to bring it up again now.

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"There has GOT to be," mumbles Punj, "an easier way to make a living."

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That handbag has doubled in size between panels three and four, and THAT is a mystery I'd like solved.

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Well, that's fine, kid, but take a tip -- sign up for a typing class.

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You boys have no idea of the forces that have been unleashed here.

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That must be kind of a nice skill to have.

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Cops should never try to be wise guys.

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"Hello, Harold? Gramps. Listen, about that trouble you had a few months' back..."
 
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(Martin's, O-C, and Namm's accounted for. How 'bout Loeser's and A&S?)......

I feel like Fedora Lounge should take out an ad, then I remember that little time-travel issue we'd have.


...Brooklyn_Eagle_Fri__Sep_26__1941_(5).jpg ("The big round man had tears in his eyes." Well, he's not the only one.)....

I should not feel as happy as I do about this pennant win. Also, it feels good to see Fitz get a nice writeup here (even with the '36 "reminder").


...Brooklyn_Eagle_Fri__Sep_26__1941_(6)-2.jpg ("DOES NOT FIGURE MUCH?" bellows Sally, the force of her voice dislodging the ice bag from Joe's throbbing head. "YOU'LL FIN' OUT! JUST YOU WAIT!").....

Sears put its head up MacPhail's butt for some reason with that ad.


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Not mentioned in any of this coverage is the fact that Leo was about to be fired. Mr. MacPhail was waiting up at 125th Street for the incoming train, which he had ordered to stop so that he could get aboard to be part of the arrival scene at Grand Central. But Leo, fearing the train would be mobbed at the smaller 125th St. station, countermanded that order, leaving Larry standing furious on the platform as the train whipped thru. In a red-faced rage, he will fire Durocher on the spot, and Leo will remain fired until tomorrow, when Larry, hung over and repentant, will forget the whole thing....."

Great story, Liz. It's very Leo/MacPhail.


...Daily_News_Fri__Sep_26__1941_(5).jpg "There has GOT to be," mumbles Punj, "an easier way to make a living."..."

Punjab's approach is the only rational one. It's inconsistent for Warbucks, a strategic business thinker and a guy who's been in plenty of jams, to dismiss it.

Again, enough with the "Ha! Ha!"


...Daily_News_Fri__Sep_26__1941_(8).jpg You boys have no idea of the forces that have been unleashed here....."

I looked it up in my WASP-to-English dictionary and Raven translates to Rambo, who knew?


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That must be kind of a nice skill to have......."

I think I'd choose it over Invisible Scarlett's superpower.


Since we didn't get much of the other news today, let me provide an update on the Eastern Front:
  • Berlin reports that its Army and Air-force killed 2,000,000 Russian troops without incurring a single casualty yesterday while it has every Russian city surrounded and they are all on the brink of surrender.
  • Meanwhile, Moscow reports that its forces killed 2,000,000 German troops without incurring a single casualty yesterday while it has repelled the Germans on every front with the invaders on the brink of collapse
 

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And as an extra special bonus today here is a link to the only known audio of the Dodger pennant celebration. The first eight minutes are a large chunk of Paul Douglas's nightly baseball summary over WEAF, in which he waxes poetic about the Flock's victory. The next four minutes come from WOR's live remote from Grand Central Terminal as the Dodgers arrive and are mobbed by their fans. Red Barber speaks, very briefly, with Chuck Dressen, Whit Wyatt, Leo Durocher, Fred Fitzsimmons, and Hugh Casey (who sounds completely in the bag). Then he switches to Dave Driscoll up in the balcony who breathlessly gives an overview of the scene.

I found these recordings on a pair of home-recording discs about twenty years ago. They had been cut off the air by a fan looking to preserve the moments, and it appears these moments are the only ones that were preserved. But they give a good taste of the mood and the excitement.
 
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And as an extra special bonus today here is a link to the only known audio of the Dodger pennant celebration. The first eight minutes are a large chunk of Paul Douglas's nightly baseball summary over WEAF, in which he waxes poetic about the Flock's victory. The next four minutes come from WOR's live remote from Grand Central Terminal as the Dodgers arrive and are mobbed by their fans. Red Barber speaks, very briefly, with Chuck Dressen, Whit Wyatt, Leo Durocher, Fred Fitzsimmons, and Hugh Casey (who sounds completely in the bag). Then he switches to Dave Driscoll up in the balcony who breathlessly gives an overview of the scene.

I found these recordings on a pair of home-recording discs about twenty years ago. They had been cut off the air by a fan looking to preserve the moments, and it appears these moments are the only ones that were preserved. But they give a good taste of the mood and the excitement.

Fantastic. The game summary is pretty amazing; you'll hear nothing like that today. The live from GC reporting is an incredible touch to a moment in history. Thank you for posting this. (And, yes, Casey sounds three sheets....)
 

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The biggest parade in Brooklyn history will honor our pennant-winning Dodgers on Monday, with Borough President John Cashmore proclaiming September 29th "Brooklyn Dodgers Day," and a committee of 30 volunteers today organizing a march that will contain an estimated 60,000 participants -- including, of course, the Dodgers themselves, who will ride in a motorcade from Prospect Park Plaza to Borough Hall as veterans' groups, civic organizations, bands, and anyone else wanting to demonstrate their loyalty to the home team form an escort. The Downtown Brooklyn Association is organizing merchants to provide floats, and is urging all businesses in the borough to declare a half-holiday for Monday in order to allow their employees to attend. The Board of Education has declined a request to close Brooklyn schools for half a day in honor of the Dodgers, but board chairman James Marshall has agreed to "try and do something" to arrange for the attendance at the parade of at least some of the borough's school children.

Already Downtown Brooklyn is taking on a festive air, with an 80-foot banner adorning the front of Loeser's department store, over a window display of baseball memorabilia including a uniform and glove contributed by Leo Durocher himself. Loeser's is distributing thousands of free Dodger victory buttons, to be given out in the Menswear department, the Boys' Clothing department, and the Wrapping Desk on the main floor. At Abraham & Straus, the entire main display window has been given over to photographs of each individual Dodger surmounted by a huge banner reading WELCOME DODGERS. At Namm's, the centerpiece is a large team photo of Brooklyn's last pennant winning team, the 1920 Dodgers, carefully preserved for over two decades by a store employee. The Downtown Business Association promises that by Monday the entire Fulton Street shopping district will be fully decorated with a Dodger theme.

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(Sorry, Lord Halifax, no World Series tickets for you. Brooklyn people first.)

German sources reported today that a total of 70 Russian divisions numbering 1,050,000 men have been "destroyed" in an unprecedented encirclement battle which, according to the Nazi high command, has ended east of Kiev with the capture of 665,000 prisoners. "Not even small parts of the encircled armies of Marshal Semyon Budenny were able to escape the trap," asserted the German report. The German statement contradicts a report from London that Soviet forces had "performed a miracle" by withdrawing "considerable troops" and forming new lines before the Donets basin.

New Soviet successes along the Leningrad front are claimed today in a communique from Moscow, with reports that German military drives have been halted in three major battle areas. Thrusts against Moscow and the Crimea are also reported stalled.

The Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain warned today that a Nazi victory will result in the entire world becoming "one huge prison." Speaking today at the International Conference on Science and World Order in London, Ambassador Ivan Maisky warned that under Nazi rule "there will be no democracy, no culture, no science, and no planning thruout the world. There will be one huge prison thruout the planet in which all nations will be herded together as slaves under the whip of the most brutal and most unscrupulous gang of all time."

Indicating that the long-awaited "break" is near in his ongoing investigation of police corruption in Brooklyn, Assistant Attorney General John H. Amen stated that the break in question "will definitely not be an arrest." Mr. Amen's statement came today as it was learned that several intimates of slain Brownsville policy king Abe Bebchick have "disappeared" before they could be brought in for questioning in connection with allegations that Bebchick paid $3000 in protection money to Brooklyn police in order to secure his gambling operations. It was assumed by the Amen Office that these "disappearances" were orchestrated by higher-ups attempting to block every effort to expose their connection to the "lush policy racket." Meanwhile, District Attorney William O'Dwyer dismissed Mr. Amen's statements, and asserted that the shooting of Bebchick was a simple holdup having nothing to do with the mobster's connections to possible law-enforcement corruption.

Queer things will happen to you if you forget that Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning at 2 AM. You will wake up convinced that it's an hour later than it actually is, only to be convinced otherwise when you miss your train or your favorite radio program isn't there when you expect it to be. About 50,000,000 Americans will observe the time change tomorrow, except in Metropolitan Chicago, where city officials have decreed that Daylight Saving will continue an additional month. A similar proposal for New York was brought before the City Council, but no action was taken.

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(Everybody wants to get into the act.)

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(And besides, Cliff doesn't even *have* a girlfriend.)

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(When all the world is a service economy.)

There may be some political jockeying when the first ball is thrown at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday to mark the start of the World Series. To avoid any possible interpretation of partisanship in the proceedings, the honor of tossing out the ceremonial ball will go to Governor Herbert H. Lehman, who will be accompanied by Mayor LaGuardia and Borough President John Cashmore. However, it is rumored that the Mayor may be planning to wear his big hat, which will effectively block Mr. Cashmore's face from the newsreel photographers.

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(Really, Groucho? There's a time and a place. Be like Cantor, he's a mensch.)

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(Dixie didn't sing a number? What kinda show is that?)

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(CRADLE ROBBER! I'm glad SOMEBODY said it!)

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(Poor, poor Peggy.)

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(Just LOOK at that roof leak! DEFINITELY NOT UP TO CODE!)

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("Um, sure I couldn't interest you in a slice of pizza? I really don't want to have to throw it all out.")
 

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And in the Daily News...

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And the sad thing is, he didn't even make the first down.

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"I t'ink," says Sally, "my ma could c'movah an' look afta Leonora." "You ready?" asks Joe. "Oh," says Sally, "I'm ready."

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Yeah, I didn't buy those quotes from Southworth and Frisch either.

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What, Tess? GAMBLING? What would Tracy think!

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Raven would bring down the entire Invader army singlehanded just to get at Burma. Bless Bess.

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"Let Big Wind Be Still," and yet he goes on for two more panels.

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"Hey Tops, ever think of going into the hardware business?"

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No doubt the Lovewell family will take all this in stride.

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Nah, that couldn't possibly have anything to do with it.

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"Uncle Willie is a Very Model Man." I never thought of Kayo as a Gilbert and Sullivan fan, but it has possibilities.
 
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The biggest parade in Brooklyn history will honor our pennant-winning Dodgers on Monday, with Borough President John Cashmore proclaiming September 29th "Brooklyn Dodgers Day," and a committee of 30 volunteers today organizing a march that will contain an estimated 60,000 participants -- including, of course, the Dodgers themselves, who will ride in a motorcade from Prospect Park Plaza to Borough Hall as veterans' groups, civic organizations, bands, and anyone else wanting to demonstrate their loyalty to the home team form an escort. The Downtown Brooklyn Association is organizing merchants to provide floats, and is urging all businesses in the borough to declare a half-holiday for Monday in order to allow their employees to attend. The Board of Education has declined a request to close Brooklyn schools for half a day in honor of the Dodgers, but board chairman James Marshall has agreed to "try and do something" to arrange for the attendance at the parade of at least some of the borough's school children....)

"The Board of Education has declined a request to close Brooklyn schools for half a day in honor of the Dodgers..."

Boo Hiss!


...Indicating that the long-awaited "break" is near in his ongoing investigation of police corruption in Brooklyn, Assistant Attorney General John H. Amen stated that the break in question "will definitely not be an arrest." Mr. Amen's statement came today as it was learned that several intimates of slain Brownsville policy king Abe Bebchick have "disappeared" before they could be brought in for questioning in connection with allegations that Bebchick paid $3000 in protection money to Brooklyn police in order to secure his gambling operations. It was assumed by the Amen Office that these "disappearances" were orchestrated by higher-ups attempting to block every effort to expose their connection to the "lush policy racket." Meanwhile, District Attorney William O'Dwyer dismissed Mr. Amen's statements, and asserted that the shooting of Bebchick was a simple holdup having nothing to do with the mobster's connections to possible law-enforcement corruption....

Today: "Meanwhile, District Attorney William O'Dwyer dismissed Mr. Amen's statements, and asserted that the shooting of Bebchick was a simple holdup having nothing to do with the mobster's connections to possible law-enforcement corruption"

Oh for the good old days of (checks notes) two days ago when these two got along so well, "Mr. Amen indicated that he is working 'in full cooperation' with District Attorney William O'Dwyer in his investigation of the case..."


...Brooklyn_Eagle_Sat__Sep_27__1941_(8).jpg ("Um, sure I couldn't interest you in a slice of pizza? I really don't want to have to throw it all out.")

Just noting again how often Marsh has strong, smart women driving the plot right past the men.


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And the sad thing is, he didn't even make the first down.....

You can't get much more Page Four than a fist fight in a bar between your fourth and potentially fifth husband resulting in a $10,000 lawsuit.


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Raven would bring down the entire Invader army singlehanded just to get at Burma. Bless Bess.....

"That woman," she can't even say her name. There are eighty years, a continent and no connection between us, and I'm scared of Raven right now. Oh, and she's two dimensional and an inch or so tall - I'm still scared.


...Daily_News_Sat__Sep_27__1941_(6).jpg "Let Big Wind Be Still," and yet he goes on for two more panels.....

Cute one, Lizzie.

More importantly, get a wiggle on it, the air's running out in the cave and Warbucks is all panicky.


...Daily_News_Sat__Sep_27__1941_(7).jpg "Hey Tops, ever think of going into the hardware business?"....

The Tops of the world slowly drain the energy out of the rest of us. It took many years for me to realize that I needed to remove them from my life, but when I finally did (as much as is possible), life improved.


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No doubt the Lovewell family will take all this in stride.....

Not as good as had he come back with Senga, but there should be plenty of fun from here.


And in case you can't make it to the Rosemont tonight, here's your complementary team photo...

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Outstanding pic, thank you for posting.

I'm not saying he's too big, but Fitz isn't small either, but again, not saying he's too big, I'm done saying.
 

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Casey looks like he's still hung over, and really wants to go find that guy who kissed him at Grand Central. Augie Galan can't believe that a month ago he was on the Cubs and going nowhere, and now WORLD SERIES! And Jackie the Bat Boy is putting up a good front, but he's still sore they deleted his votes from that contest.
 

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I shouldn't say this, disclaim all prurience but for some reason Hawthorne comes to mind, in
particular, his description of the twins Love&Hate cojoined most eloquently in The Scarlet Letter.
To further explore this thought, avail Sapphic verse, add suffice current scene, does Burma's beauty
strike lightning for Raven, ostensibly heterosexual, and does said lightning thunder within her heart?
And does Raven feel betrayed by the woman she loves?
 
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I shouldn't say this, disclaim all prurience but for some reason Hawthorne comes to mind, in
particular, his description of the twins Love&Hate cojoined most eloquently in The Scarlet Letter.
To further explore this thought, avail Sapphic verse, add suffice current scene, does Burma's beauty
strike lightning for Raven, ostensibly heterosexual, and does said lightning thunder within her heart?
And does Raven feel betrayed by the woman she loves?

Raven, IMO, has alway had a bisexual vibe to her.
 

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The temptation will be there for Hig as the Copley has a very inviting cocktail lounge, the Oak Room, which, at least when I lived in Boston twenty years ago, still looked pretty much like this:

Alas, the Oak Room is no more. It was updated about 7 or 8 years ago.

Used to be my favorite place in the city.
 

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A series of battles with Serbian guerillas in which Nazi Stuka dive-bombers wiped out the Yugoslav town of Uzice was reported today in press dispatches from Budapest, after 2000 German troops were sent into Serbia to quell political uprisings against local pro-Nazi authorities. At least 360 persons are reported dead in clashes between Nazi enforcers and local guerillas. It was also reported that twenty Serbian Communist hostages were executed by Nazi authorities in reprisal for acts of sabotage against the regime.

A state of emergency has been declared in Czechoslovakia, according to reports monitored in London. The declaration followed the appointment of Reinhardt Heidrich, former chief of police in Berlin, as the new head of the protectorate government, replacing Baron Constantin von Neurath.

German reports stated last night that the Nazi "war juggernaut" continues to rock across the flat Ukraine in an attempt to "deal a death blow" to the battered forces of Soviet Marshal Semyon Budenny, now attempting a back-to-the-wall defense of Kharkov and the huge industrial region of Donets. German reports claim Budenny's armies have already lost up to 1,300,000 men in the Kiev "battle of encirclement." Meanwhile, the Stockholm newspaper Allehanda reported from Helsinki that Finnish forces have occupied the important Russian port of Kandalaksha, cutting the railroad supply line to Murmansk.

In Rome tonight, a Fascist Party decree placed Italy under stern new wartime restrictions, including rigorous new rationing and fiscal controls. The new regulations emerged from a meeting of the Council of Ministers personally presided over by Premier Mussolini, in which measures were taken to give the ruling party even greater control over the nation's political and economic life. All candidates for public office from here onward must be approved by the Party, and Fascist officials will now be reckoned on the same level as the police and military. Under the new food rationing decrees, bread will be for the first time subject to ration.

The Dodgers lost against Philadelphia 7-3 yesterday at Ebbets Field, but the fans didn't mind it a bit. Skipper Leo Durocher was more concerned with saving his front-line players for the World Series than with winning a meaningless game, although each of the regulars made an appearance in the early innings before being replaced -- with the exception of Pete Reiser, who was held out of the game after pulling a ligament during pre-game fielding practice. Reiser was immediately sent for x-rays, and Dr. Frank Glenn of New York Hospital, after examining the hard-hitting youngster, declared "nothing wrong." The celebratory spirit was rampant among the fans, who cheered everything from the batboy to an American Airlines liner flying over the field with "CONGRATULATIONS" painted in giant letters across the underside of its entire wingspread.

The entire Dodger team will be present for tomorrow's gala Brooklyn Dodger Day parade. The players will ride along Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street and will then take their places on the reviewing stand at Borough Hall to inspect an estimated 60,000 marchers who have signed up to participate. All local veterans and civic groups have signed up to march, along with thousands of ordinary fans.

A campaign to declare Brooklyn the "Borough of Attractive Smiles" begins tomorrow afternoon at the Bossert Hotel, under the auspices of the 2nd District Dental Society. "Brooklyn Dental Health Day" will be observed from 2 PM to 11 PM with exhibits, lectures, educational motion pictures, and demonstrations of various aspects of dentistry . Borough President John Cashmore and District Attorney William O'Dwyer are scheduled to appear.

"Old Timer From Brooklyn," who now lives in West Hempstead, congratulates the Dodgers on their success this season, and calls for the construction of "a new Dodger Stadium" at the Parade Grounds near Prospect Park, similar to Soldier Field in Chicago, where "it will always stand as a symbol to sports-loving and faithful Brooklynites."

(Sixteen years from now, a future Dodger owner will haughtily reject this exact plan.)

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(All aboard the bandwagon!)

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(Slightly different shot from the photo seen yesterday. Hey Dixie, quit scratching your ear. And a clubhouse visit from FRANKIE GERMANO! Oh boy, I hope they assign Magerkurth to ump the Series.)

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(CLIP AND SAVE)

Joe Louis seemed more interested in doping the World Series and Lou Nova expounded at length on the theories and practices of Yoga as the Champ and his latest challenger made final preparations for tomorrow night's heavyweight title bout at the Polo Grounds. The Brown Bomber will enter the ring at an even 200 pounds, with Nova weighing in at 202. About 65,000 fans are expected to pack the Harlem ball yard tomorrow night, with a $30 top for ringside seats down to $3.50 in the rear of the lower grandstand, and those unable to get in will be able to hear the contest, starting around 10PM, over WOR. The fight will be Louis's seventh title defense of 1941, and his first since he beat Billy Conn on June 18th.

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("Whit isn't a typical baseball player. For one thing, he gives reasonable tips.")

Rosemary Lane is taking a break from Hollywood to open this week in George Abbott's newest stage production "Best Foot Forward." Miss Lane, of the famous Lane Sisters, is no stranger to Terpsichore, and will be right at home in the musical comedy, which opens Tuesday night at the Barrymore Theatre. In addition to her excitement at achieving her long ambition to star in a Broadway show, she's also excited about the prospect of spending a winter in the East. "It had better snow," she says,"or I'll be sorry I came away."

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("Me thinkum it stinkum.")

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(Scarlet's act would go a lot better if she just reduced it to conking people over the head.)

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("HMPH!" snorts Laughing Larry. "That LITTLE BITTY PICTURE OF ME! I should have the WHOLE PAGE! Get that guy on the phone. Tell him he's fired!" "But Mr. MacPhail, he doesn't work for you!" "Well, HIRE HIM! And THEN tell him he's fired!")

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(Poor Aunt Pruny. Tried to drown her sorrows by taking a job in a faraway town teaching school, but it's just not working out. And I'm convinced Mr. Marsh isn't drawing his Sunday page anymore. The art is just slightly off -- I mean, Veeda's proportions are practically NORMAL -- and that's not even his real signature.)

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(I was going to say that every home should have a pet, but I guess I'll have to make an exception here.)

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(Wait, since when does TARZAN know how to use a lasso? What next, Red Ryder swinging from a vine?)
 

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And in the Daily News...

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"Bigamy? Sure it was big 'a me! I'm a big-hearted guy!"

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I wonder if Mr. Hill himself went to college, or if he's just seen a lot of Jack Oakie movies.

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Never mind all this plot stuff, I wanna see the TWO HEADED SNAKE!

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You've got to admire the Treasury Department for getting a bond poster up deep on a cave wall in a lost world inside the cone of an active volcano.

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I'd definitely pay 20 cents to see this act. Book him for a week at the Flatbush.

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Wait, Beezie's on the team and Gramps is the coach? I hope Covina High is well-insured.

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Blind rage will only take you so far.

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He's too old for you, kid. And you really need to start wearing a slip.

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Judy Wallet, feminist icon!

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There now, Baldy, maybe next time you'll listen to the help.
 

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And a special Sunday News bonus, an outstanding analysis of How The Dodgers Got That Way....

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The stock split described here will continue into the 1950s. Walter F. O'Malley will eventually gain control of the Ebbets family shares, but he won't own a majority of the team until he gets the shares originally owned by Ed McKeever in 1958. He won't finally get the Steve McKeever-Dearie Mulvey shares until 1975.
 

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