Miscellany, Mar. 4, 1935

Fame

In Wall Street, month ago, a frayed old man wearing a sandwich sign picked a wallet out of the snow. The wallet contained $42,000 in negotiable securities, which 67-year-old Frank Grigoris turned over to a policeman. Overnight Frank Grigoris tasted sudden fame, saw his picture in all the newspapers, collected a reward ($100), got a new job, as messenger boy ($70 a month) at Belden & Co., the brokers who owned the wallet.

"Honest Frank" bought new clothes, marched perkily to work, told a radio audience, "I'm not going to let this go to...

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