"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:
Novelist Thomas Dixon, 73, who made a fortune from The Clansman (filmed as The Birth of a Nation) and other books, took a job as clerk of the Federal District Court at Raleigh, N. C., explaining he needed the salary as "a backlog of security."
Arriving home in Alexandria, Va. without his house key, Labor Leader John Llewellyn Lewis spurned his chauffeur's offer to climb in, scrambled up a ladder, boosted his 235 Ib. in a window.
California's onetime Representative John Henry Hoeppel ("Colonel Hoopla")...