FISCAL: Pregnable

Gangsters, holocausts, thunder-gusts and earthquakes were all provided against by the architects of San Francisco's new U. S. Mint. They never thought of kids. One evening last week Paul Francis and William Gallagher, each 15, walked past the massive four-story money fortress and remembered having read it was "impregnable."

So Paul and William shinnied up a drainpipe to a window ledge. Windows were locked on the first story. Up they climbed to the second, crawled around the ledge until they found a window open. Past a guard (reading a newspaper), through attack-proof...

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