Miscellany, Mar. 5, 1951

Professionalism. In Norfolk, Mass., two inmates of the state prison, taking the affirmative in a debate on whether the American people should support the welfare state, defeated two members of the Harvard debating society.

Safety First. In Perth, Australia, firemen insisted that they would have been able to control the fire in a department store if only they had been able to break through the fireproof steel door the store had installed.

Grand Larceny. In St. Louis, somebody broke into the Malleable Casting Co., pilfered 140 lead bars weighing 3½ tons. In Houston, Fay Hardin was charged with stealing 3,000 bricks.

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