People, Feb. 12, 1934

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

In Minneapolis' Municipal Auditorium appeared freckle-faced, earnest Actress Eva Le Gallienne to auction off four cakes at a Roosevelt birthday ball. Briskly she banged a gavel, exhorted 4,000 shuffling, indifferent dancers through a microphone: "These cakes represent something! They represent the struggle of a man to overcome a tremendous physical handicap. ... I wasn't born in America, but I'll buy that cake myself for $15.'' The crowd booed and heckled when she called for bids, forcing her to knock down the cake for $20....

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