Letters, Mar. 27, 1939

Big Shots?

Sirs:

In regard to the "Fair Refugees" letter of E. P. Waterman (TIME, March 13), I should like to know if he and his friends are natives of New York City. If so, they can't be afraid of the out-of-town friends who may call them up for they have probably never been farther from home than Philadelphia.

Perhaps they come from Iowa or Arkansas and are afraid their old acquaintances will look them up and discover they aren't the big shots they have claimed to be. ... I would suggest that E....

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