Art: Beautified Cans

Seven months ago Manhattan's Committee of Twenty on Street & Outdoor Cleanliness offered $750 in prizes for designs for new and beautiful trash baskets to be placed about the city. Rules of the contest were published nation-wide (TIME, March 10). Last week the winners were announced: first prize to James Herman of Chicago, second to Denzil Hinr of St. Louis. Said Winner Herman, onetime auto accessory salesman: "One is naturally attracted by beautiful things— they hit you between the eyes. . . . People think the ugly can is only for street...

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