Art: Contest in Closet

Few of the thousands of bedaubed revelers who annually roister through Manhattan's Beaux-Arts Ball realize that their patronage indirectly helps to raise money to send one architectural student to Paris for two-and-a-half years. Last week in Manhattan the beneficiary of last winter's ball was announced. He was Paul Malcolm Heffernan, 26, of Ames, Iowa, who studied architecture at Harvard. Completely surprised, Winner Heffernan blushed, stammered:

"Well, I guess the way it turned out was very good. The competition was conducted with the utmost fairness. The meals and everything furnished us seemed to be...

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