People: Jun. 2, 1930

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

Pluto was the name announced by Roger Lowell Putnam, spokesman for Lowell observatory (Flagstaff, Ariz.) as having been chosen for the New Planet discovered from there this year (TIME. March 24). "We felt . . . that the line of Roman gods for whom the other planets are named should not be broken," explained Mr. Putnam.

God Pluto was unlucky. Drawing lots with his brothers Jupiter and Neptune (Saturn was their father, Rhea their mother) for the kingdoms of heaven, sea and...

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