People, Mar. 2, 1953

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

From Cuba, Author Ernest Hemingway wrote to 23 junior-high-school students of Louisville, Ky., thanking them for their kind words about his book The Old Man and the Sea: ". . . I wanted to write it for many years and finally did it instead of putting it off. Putting things off is about the worst thing you can do and I do plenty of it. If you ever need any advice from an expert on putting things off, I'm your man . . . You...

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