RACES: Unfit

Robert White Lanier, Negro stowaway on PolarPilgrim Byrd's flagship, The City of New York, was the cause of an exulting editorial in the Pittsburgh Courier (famed Negro newspaper), which said: "Whatever goes on in the world there always seems to be a Negro there" (TIME, Sept. 17).

Last week, stowaway Lanier was removed from The City of New York at Colon, Panama, because he is physically unfit for antarctic exploration; he has a police record for disorderly conduct and abusive language.

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