People: Names make news

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

Before the American Club of Paris, Charles Franklin Kettering, General Motors vice president, roundly berated U. S. citizens for planning too far into the future. "It should be a crime for anyone to sell bonds for more than 20 years' duration. Nobody knows what will happen in 20 years' time." He also said: "We have filling stations on every corner where we formerly had saloons. I do not know what the oil refining companies will do after the corning elections."

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