People, Aug. 19, 1935

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

To the U. S. Government's leprosarium at Carville, La., went American Legion National Commander Frank Nicholas Belgrano Jr. to address the 28 leprous members of the Legion's Carville Post

(see cut): "I am informed," said Legionary Belgrano, "that some of you have been here fighting this battle of yours against disease for more than twelve years. I would commend you for your courage and gallantry, were not such commendation needless from me or any other."

Novelist Hugh Seymour Walpole, arriving on the lie de France in...

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