Soon a broad avenue at Versailles, along which rumbled once the vast
golden coach in which Louis XIV sometimes dined, will be known as "Rue
Rockefeller." Members of the Versailles Municipal Council grateful to
Mr. John D. Rockefeller for his gift of $1,000,000 (TIME, June 9,
1924) to restore the Chateau of Versailles, decided thus to honor him
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