Letters, Aug. 25, 1952

Jack Is Jake with Arvey


Re Chicago's Democratic Boss Jacob Arvey: TIME has it Jack Arvey. Nearly everybody else has it Jake Arvey? Which is it? Yours, for suppression of him, whichever it is.


Ann Arbor, Mich.

¶Chicagoans call Jacob M. Arvey both Jake and Jack. Arvey likes Jack.—ED.

Well-Tailored Homespun


Why must many Americans, like James Crawford of San Francisco [who objected to Adlai Stevenson's "Princetonian" accent—TIME, Aug. 11], demand the homespun type for our public offices? ... I find the American fetishism for backwoods utterance a trifle tiresome and...

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