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February 25, 1957
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February 25, 1957


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MARRIED—Shirley Fry, 29, methodical-stroking world's No. 1 woman tennis amateur, Wimbledon and U.S. winner in 1956; and Karl Irvin, 38, New York advertising executive based in Australia, after renewing 10-year-old friendship at South Wales tournament last. November; at Sydney. Bride reaffirmed decision not to defend at Forest Hills and Wimbledon, but. left door open for return in 1958.

MARRIED—Peter Collins, 25, spunky British racing driver, captain of Ferrari team; and Louise King, 24, budding Broadway actress (The Seven Year Itch), daughter of Andrew W. Cordier, executive assistant to U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, at Miami.

DIED—William Patrick (Bill) Kyne, 69. genial California sports promoter who ran gamut from horses and boxing to golf, automobile and motorcycle racing, founder and general manager of Bay Meadows track, chief architect and proponent of bill which legalized pari-mutuel betting in California in 1933; of cirrhosis, at San Francisco.

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