Science: For Tantrums & Hard Work

Last week in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, a strangely assorted crowd stood about a new bronze statue. In the group were famed financiers in custom-made clothes, old workmen whose trousers showed a bag at the knees through the newly acquired press, young mechanics with large browned hands. All of them were there to honor the late great George Westinghouse, inventor, industrialist. Many present had worked with him, had known him as "The Old Man," whose impetuous, unreasoning temper and whose wholehearted consideration were amazing contradictions. The statue, erected by Westinghouse employes and...

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