People: Jun. 17, 1929

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Robert L. Ripley, famed Manhattan cartoonist (Believe It Or Not) returned to Manhattan last week after two months touring Central America in search of incredible subjects for Ripley cartoons. Ripley discoveries (believe them or not): A fountain of "blood" in Honduras which lures and deceives insects, buzzards, vampire bats; a volcanic crater which brimmed with rainwater, burst under the pressure, deluged the countryside; bamboo which grows 1 ft. 8 in. daily.

Edward of Wales once said: "The best friendship, whether individual...

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