People: People, Feb. 10, 1941

While Seasoned Cooks Ben Butler, Gelett Burgess, Ole ("Hellzapoppin") Olsen, and Rube Goldberg looked on, ex-Congressman Bruce Barton thrust a spoonful of his best spaghetti between the large lips of Illustrator Arthur William Brown, which thereupon smacked noisily, made other sounds indicating that Adman Barton had proved himself worthy of membership in Manhattan's Society of Amateur Chefs.

Testifying in a Los Angeles court on behalf of two women (afterwards acquitted) on trial for practicing optometry without a license, lank, brooding British Author Aldous Huxley described the improvement in his vision which had...

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