Six months later, on January 22, 1913, a newspaper scoop in The Worcester Telegram in Massachusetts revealed that Thorpe had performed minor league skilled baseball in 1909 and 1910. Back then, skilled” was a unclean word because it meant money had changed arms. Solely simon-pure” amateurs had been allowed to compete in the Olympic Games. Thorpe had signed the official Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) Entry Type, testifying that he had by no means played any sport for cash and subsequently qualified as an beginner.
Specifically, it got here to light yesterday that the 18 members of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts board of directors are paid anywhere from $fifty eight,000 to $90,000 a year — good work if you may get it, although work” might be a stretch, provided that it’s typically a gathering a month. Blue Cross is, after all, a nonprofit. That board simply paid $8.6 million to the not too long ago departed chief government deemed unworthy of his job, with near $3 million more to come back.
The additional layoffs come on the heels of a number of layoffs the company introduced earlier this year, which are taking place this week. These included a number of from the paper’s copy edit desk together with Kristen Payson, Rick Reynolds and Bill Thomas. Thomas and Payson have been both in control of producing a number of edition’s of the paper’s weekly inserts, TelegramTowns.
When photographing the Paris Cinema, I made one photo which exhibits the place within the fairly grim (but graphically sophisticated) condition it is in at this time, incorporating an empty storefront and an African hair braiding shop, but in the different photograph I’m submitting to the show, I used coloration to counsel the fantasy palace that it was in the beginning—a place designed to distract the residents of Worcester from the harsh realities of the Melancholy by providing them a fantasy for a number of hours that they have been viewing the glamorous world of 1930’s Hollywood from a seat in a Spanish amphitheater, below the twinkling stars and moving clouds.
In a letter to the editor from Worcester (Telegram & Gazette, July 4), the letter writer gives credit to dissenting liberals for forcing President Richard M. Nixon to answer their stress to end the Vietnam Battle. He appears to be praising the anti-warfare liberals for forcing an finish to that warfare. I take into account what they did to be a disgrace since, due to liberal Democrats in Congress, the anti-warfare liberals compelled us to withdraw from a conflict that Mr. Nixon had received.