People, Nov. 23, 1931

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

Douglas Fairbanks paid $66.25 fare for himself, wife, and three friends to fly from Washington to New York, then paid an additional $66.25 for the remaining five seats so his party would not have to share the cabin with strangers.

Chain-publisher Paul Block sold the Newark Bears baseball club to Col. Jacob Ruppert, Manhattan brewer, owner of the New York Yankees.

Theodore Dreiser (An American Tragedy) and a committee of writers belonging to the National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners went to bloody Harlan...

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