Science: Welder at Work

Pigeons killed on the fly by a mysterious ray, a genuine and ingenious new welding process, big round sums of money and a short, myopic Spaniard were the ingredients of a story that drew chuckles last week from metallurgists, welding engineers and connoisseurs of the curious in the annals of invention.

Born in Madrid 46 years ago, Antonio Longoria attended Spanish schools, got a degree in engineering and a doctorate in medicine. In 1911 he arrived in the U. S., fonder of tinkering with machines than with people. Settling in Cleveland, he married, fathered...

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