People: Jul. 1, 1929

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

Grover Aloysius Whalen, fastidious Police Commissioner of New York City, last week joined the Elks.

Senator James Thomas ("Tom Tom") Heflin of Alabama, who mortally hates and fears the Roman Pope, was speechmaking in Ohio last week, when he heard that in Washington his son and namesake, who established an alcoholic reputation upon his recent return from Panama (TIME, April 22), had driven an automobile into a truck, been arrested for driving while under the influence of narcotics, and was at large...

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