People, Dec. 7, 1936

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

At the Harvard Stadium three weeks ago Charles Francis Adams, onetime Secretary of the Navy and Harvard Alumnus, wore a necktie striped with the Navy's blue & gold, watched Navy beat Harvard 20-to-13. Thinking the necktie a good omen, he sent it airmail to Rear Admiral Emory Scott Land, Chief of the Bureau of Construction & Repair, who wore it to the Army-Navy game, saw the midshipmen beat the Army 7-to-0 (see p. 40).

Recuperated from a five-month illness during which he underwent three operations...

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