Letters: Jan. 5, 1925

Herewith are excerpts from letters come to the desks of the editors during the past week. They are selected primarily for the information they contain, cither supplementary to, or corrective of, news previously published in TIME.

Precocious

Blauvelt, N. Y.

Dec. 28, 1924.

TIME.

New York, N. Y.

Gentlemen:

On page 30 of your issue of Dec. 29 you state that "Thomas Alva Edison started life as a newsboy." I was surprised to learn that Mr. Edison had been such a precocious infant. It would not have been so startling had you merely said he started life as a barefoot boy, but...

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