Education: Zigzag & Swirl

Whether it wanted it or needed it or not Des Moines last week had Lawsonomy "the base of absolute knowledge." For an unnamed sum the Humanity Benefactor Foundation bought defunct Des Moines University's 14 acres and six buildings (including dormitories for about 390 students), closed since 1929. On hand for the occasion was Lawsonomist No. 1, a 74-year-old ex-ballplayer, ex-aviation operator, crusader for valueless money, named Alfred William Lawson.

Equaeverpoise. Des Moines citizens who were curious about Lawsonomy could find some books and newspapers on the subject in the city library. Lawsonomy...

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