Education: PERLIE HOGG

Because it was found that students in Muncie, Ind.'s Central High School were using an air-shaft in the building for sur reptitious smoking, officials had it sealed up four years ago. Soon the passage was forgotten, new classes came and went, found other places in which to smoke.

Last week the old shaft was re-opened for repairs. School was out but officials were hastily summoned. Crouched at the bottom of the shaft, by its side a jackknife, a pair of work shoes, a few shreds of moldering cloth, lay a dusty skeleton. The...

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