People: Jul. 21, 1930

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

Thomas Alva Edison at his home in West Orange, N. J. was the recipient of the Rotary International Service Medal "in appreciation of a life of service to science, the arts, and humanity." While newsmen, photographers, waited after the ceremony he told a story: a man who suffered from a liver complaint went to Los Angeles for cure, recovered, started a sanitarium of his own. "Eighteen years afterward, the man died," declared Inventor Edison, "but before they could bury him his...

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