People: Jan. 20, 1930

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

James Joseph ("Gene") Tunney

underwent a kidney operation in Manhattan which acquaintances declared was not a result of injuries received while a fisticuffer.

Horace Liveright, Manhattan publisher, agreed to destroy the plates and remaining copies of Josephine, The Great Lover, found obscene by the Society for the Suppression of Vice. He explained that the book had not sold well enough to make it worth his while fighting its suppression.

George Palmer Putnam, Manhattan publisher, returned from Europe with the manuscript of an...

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