People, Apr. 25, 1932

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

Wrote Secretary of State Stimson to Richard Louis Sprague, U. S. Consul at Gibraltar: "Hearty felicitations on the occasion of the completion of 100 years' service of the Sprague family as American Consul at Gibraltar. . . . There is no other such record. . . ." Other Gibraltar Spragues: Horatio, Boston shipping merchant, who served 16 years; Horatio Jones, 53 years. The present Sprague has been Consul since 1901.

Six months ago Jerome Dunstan ("Jerry") Travers, U. S. amateur golf champion in 1907,...

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