People: Nov. 18, 1929

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

Dorothy Parker, funny vulgarienne. was awarded the 0. Henry Memorial first prize for her short story "Big Blonde," published in last February's Bookman. Letters and telegrams to the north-woods retreat of Wilson Follett advised him that his story "Oak" had been judged second best. When he did not reply, second prize was given to Sidney Howard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (They Knew What They Wanted) for his story, "The Homesick Ladies."

Leopold Stokowski, proud conductor of...

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