People, Dec. 21, 1936


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

Week after taking Governor Alf Landon on a Florida hunting & fishing trip, Guide Walter ("Red") Welner was lost in the woods two days. Speeding through Missouri, the train bearing Governor Landon home to Topeka cut a 1,600-gal. oil truck in two, badly burned the driver.

To attend a trustees' meeting of the Carnegie Institution, Herbert Hoover returned to Washington for the first time since March 4, 1933.

At Montclair, N. J. 300 Yalemen made merry at the first "Nick Roberts' Old Yale Barn Party" staged...

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