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Harry Herbert Kleinman '30, of Hartford, Connecticut, is the winner of the New York Times Current Events Contest, which was held on March 4. The announcement was made public yesterday by Dr. J. F. Sly, of the Government Department, who has charge of the examination at Harvard.

In accordance with the practice at the University, Kleinman will receive the entire prize of $250 offered by the Times besides a bronze medal. Honorable mention was given to J. P. Leacacos '33, and to A. J. Lynd '32.

Kleinman, who last year won an honorable mention in the Times Contest, will have his paper submitted to the Executive Board and entered in a national contest where it will be judged with the winning papers of 19 other colleges. A prize of $500 will be awarded to the winner of this intercollegiate competition. C. E. Wyzanski '27 won this contest in 1926, Last Year's Harvard contest was won by H. G. Abadian '30.

Twenty-seven men participated in this competition, one more than last year. The names of the contestants were not known to the judges, Dr. Sly and Professor A. N. Holcombe '06, of the Department of Government, until after the winner had been picked. Each man was as signed a number, so as to prevent any possible prejudice on the part of the judges. In commenting on the contest, Dr. Sly said that all of the papers were of high quality and showed evidence of intensive preparation.

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