People: Jun. 23, 1930

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

Manhattan news-vendors hawked profitably last week a new greeting card: a rose-garlanded glider, piloted by a fat cherub with goggles, towed by a two-seater monoplane. In the distance, flying away, was a stork. The greeting: CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HAPPY LINDBERGHS. Price: 10c.

Suntanned, wearing a red rose in his lapel, swinging a walking stick, Thomas Alva Edison returned to his Llewellyn Park, N. J., home after wintering in Fort Myers, Fla. ; announced he would vote for Dry Senatorial Candidate Franklin...

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