Education: Mellon Stain

On the face of its new $6,000,000 Parthenon-like building, the Mellon Institute in Pittsburgh last week found painted in letters six feet high the New York University-Carnegie Tech football score: N.Y.U. 18. C.T. 14. The fan who did the job, a New Yorker but no N.Y.U. alumnus, was soon discovered, but Pittsburgh police could not extradite him for malicious mischief. Meantime, the institute's scientists in whom U.S. tycoons have invested $11,478,406 for industrial research, notably into paints and chemicals, threw all their resources into removing the black asphalt paint. In the end, they...

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