People, Feb. 23, 1931

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

George Arliss and wife, en route to further cinemacting in Hollywood, were two of 300 tourists marooned in Wellton, Ariz, (no population, mostly Mormon), when bursting dikes let a giant wall of water sweep a 250-yard-wide path through the town. One woman was drowned, 4,000 ft. of Southern Pacific rail torn away.

Joseph Potter Cotton, U. S. Under Secretary of State, who has long been ill at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore from an infection of the spinal cord, developed blood-poisoning in his right eye, which had to be removed.


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