People, Aug. 6, 1934

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

Mabel Walker Willebrandt hopped out of a night plane at Pittsburgh's airport to ask: "Do you know where the nearest beauty shop is?"

In Christie's auction rooms, London, a set of self-sketches by Charlie Chaplin, once the property of the late Sir William Orpen, was bought for $18 by Sir Alec Martin, Christie's partner.

In one hour at a roulette wheel in the Casino at Juan-les-Pins, France. Novelist E. Phillips Oppenheim won 200,000 francs ($13,180). Said Gambler Oppenheim: "A very amusing...

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