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■■■■■■■HhJ WASHINGTON. 1). ('.. MAROH 3. 1940.
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£PRING—how doubly welcome will be the season of bird-song, bolm and beauty,
after a winter that has blasted—for the layman—all the meteorolo
gists' theories that it's a progressively warming clime hereabouts. He can have
his theories—we'll take spring that's sure to bring along some days to thaw
the spirit tried by a winter that sent the weother man digging back into his
records to find one like it. Spring—and the plow turning up the good earth,
the birds all a twitter, and the cherry blossoms plunging the Capital and the
Nation into that great annual guessing game—Just when will they op®n?
The cherry blossoms—by-word of beauty, perennial pride of
every good American.
(Left) Down on the river
—to feel the filling soil,
the tugging sheet again,
where ice has glittered all
. net down to dirt—«nd *
Y/hen o te"er cQ
himscit o tew mbs.
Just a little spring let-down. Tennis Champion Alic
Marble takes it as queenly as she should.
From spring it's o mere wink to this—bathing beauties all in a row on the board at Airport Pool.
She's come through the winter pretty well, the old boot. A litle point and she'll be ready
for the calm and tempest of another summer. star Staff, A. P., Horydczak and Roberts Photos.