People, Jan. 25, 1932

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

Walter Smith, 22, youngest son of Alfred Emanuel Smith, was arraigned on a charge of manslaughter after his automobile struck and killed an elderly unemployed man in upper Manhattan. He was accompanied by an instructor in Manhattan College, whither they were returning at 2.30 a.m. Police first gave out the youth's name as "Walter Slith, 35." When newsmen learned his real identity they were barred from the room where the charge of manslaughter was being entered against him....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!