People, Mar. 18, 1935

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

With an umbrella, two walking sticks and an escort of 15 newshawks, Novelist Herbert George Wells strode up & down the deck of the Bremen as she steamed into New York Harbor. "Did you know that Rasputin's daughter is on the boat?" asked a newshawk. Mr. Wells did not, wished he had. Off to the lounge scurried the newshawks to tell Maria Gregorievna Rasputin Solovief of the great man's disappointment. Said she, in German: "I am so sorry ... er ... who is he?" The...

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