Science: Biggest Digging

A small grey man, with eyes as grey as new wrought awls, backed against a handrail of the Italian liner Conte Rosso when she dropped anchor at quarantine in New York Harbor last week* and permitted reporters to tease noncommittal smiles from him. "Mr. Woods," they chirruped, "who was the person who provided $2,500,000 for the American School for Classical Studies at Athens to excavate the ancient public market place of Athens?"

Professor Edward Capps of Princeton and the school at Athens had announced a few days before that Arthur Woods, onetime (1914-18)...

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