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Anti-Jewish Rally in NY; SD Padres for Sale, February 21, 1939

February 21, 2009 |  6:00 am


King Zany wrote tunes for the Ziegfeld Follies and "The Great Gabbo."

 Chimp from the Belgian Congo is killed after pet shop rampage.
At left, New York police hold off anti-Nazi protesters during a rally of the German-American Bund. An anti-Semitic tirade was interrupted when hotel worker Isadore Greenbaum leaped onto the platform at Madison Square Garden. He was attacked by six "storm troopers," The Times says, and rescued by police.

A missing Pasadena girl is found with a former gardener and onetime church organist.

Judge Leon Edelman of Chicago ignores Judge P.J. Finnegan's ruling that "a man has the right to slap his wife" and fines a husband $100. 
1939_0221_page02  Someone breaks into file cabinets containing material in
the Joe Shaw trial.
Suspect sent "strangely worded valentine greeting" to 10-year-old girl.
Trials and tribulations in getting stars' (and horses') hair the right color for "Gone With the Wind."
Padres for sale with an opening price of $100,000 ($1.4 million USD 2007) ... and Seabiscuit is recovering.