YUGOSLAVIA: Two Red Apples

Since Professor Michael Idvorsky Pupin of Columbia University, Manhattan, penned his phenomenally popular autobiography, From Immigrant to Inventor (1925), the literary world has shared the opinion of many scientists that Professor Pupin is perhaps the greatest living exponent of electromechanics.

Last week the Professor, who as a boy arrived at Manhattan in the steerage from Austria-Hungary, lunched at the Manhattan clubrooms of the American Jugoslav Society with M. Pavle Karovitch, Consul at Manhattan for Jugoslavia, a nation which now includes Idvor, the birthplace of Michael Idvorsky Pupin.

Since Consul Karovitch will shortly...

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