MOTHER OF 8 HAS QUADRUPLETS Dr. John Tucker comes out of the Lasley home holding up four fingers announcing that Mr. and Mrs. Porter Lasley have quadruplets to add to their eight. The babies pose for their pictures.
F.D.R. LAUDS FILM INDUSTRY Winners of Motion Picture Academy awards, including Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, hear President Roosevelt speak from the White House during colorful presentation ceremonies.
"OPM" PLAN ENDS STEEL STRIKE National defense orders, menaced by a strike of Bethlehem Steel workers, are resumed 39 hours after pickets are thrown around the plant. Strikers and police clash, but a 3-point plan by the Office of Production Management ends the disastrous tie-up.
THOUSANDS HAIL MARDI GRAS America's most colorful pageant, Mardi Gras, opens on a note of revelry and gaiety, with thousands on hand to see the spectacular parade of floats that marks the opening of the six-day carnival in New Orleans. The Mardi Gras King and Queen begin the dancing at the ball.
U.S. AID CAN BEAT NAZIS, HOPKINS SAYS Harry Hopkins returns to New York City from England after a month's tour as President Roosevelt's special representative, convinced that Hitler can be beaten by Britain, with material help from the U.S.
GLIDERS TAKE OFF IN BIG MEET Over 70 soaring pilots in their gliders take off in the 12th annual meet in Elmira, N.Y. Army and Navy fliers take part, as modern warfare provides stimulus for motorless flight.
AMERICANS WIN ALL-STAR GAME 1941 All-Star Game in Detroit, Michigan. In the ninth inning with two outs for the American Leaguers and the Nationals ahead 5-4, Ted Williams of the Red Sox hits a home run Three runs come in, and the Americans win the game 7-5. The crowd goes wild.
TERRIFIC BLAST SPLITS MOUNTAIN Spectacular scenes of record blast in San Andreas, California. Forty tons of dynamite are used to rip the entire side of a quarry. It took a year to prepare for the explosion--but its only a matter of thrilling seconds for the job. Special photography shows the explosion in reverse.
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