People, Nov. 4, 1935

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

Planting a dummy on a sharp curve of a Palo Alto, Calif., highway, members of Stanford's Theta Xi Fraternity hid in the bushes, waited to see what would happen. Around the curve came a large sedan, struck the dummy squarely, sliced it in half, ground to a stop. A woman in a high state of nerves climbed quickly out of the driver's seat. Theta Xi's funsters blinked, gulped, ran away when they recognized Mrs. Herbert Hoover.

At Harvard Law School, Professor Thomas Reed Powell, topflight...

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