AUSTRIA: Face & Hands

In 1934 the officials of Austria's National Bank were looking for ideas on how to decorate a new issue of 50-schilling notes. They finally decided to use a picture of a sturdy little boy named Thorleif Capri, whose blond-curls and cherubic features seemed just the thing to symbolize the pure integrity of Austrian credit. Thorleif's likeness is still on the notes.

Last week Austria's officials were again interested in Thorleif's features. As a grownup, onetime Cherub Capri had been appointed fund raiser for Austria's Orphans' Aid Society. He had got his hands as...

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