People, Aug. 24, 1931

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news: Roy T. Yates, 35-year-old New Jersey State Senator, married, father of three, sat down and started drinking gin with a Miss Ruth Jayne Cranmer, whom he was maintaining in a Manhattan apartment. After their fourth bottle of gin, they fell to quarreling about Miss Cranmer's allowance and apartment rent which seemed too expensive to Senator Yates. Later still Senator Yates was shot in the abdomen. Taken to a hospital, his condition was so serious that police were unable to question...

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