People, Jan. 22, 1934

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

A thousand Texans sat in the Dallas Auditorium. Many had come from miles away to hear Baritone John Charles Thomas. In intermission there was to be a special celebration. On request he would sing "Home on the Range'' and when he finished he would be presented with a badge and the title of honorary Texas ranger.

The Texans waited 45 minutes and Thomas did not appear. Finally an an nouncement was made that his $1,500 guarantee had not been raised. He had offered to sing for...

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