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When he rented a cottage in the hinterland for the summer, Payson S. Wild, Jr., associate dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and professor of Government, did so with the idea that his landlord was going to dig a garbage disposal pit on the grounds.

Well Professor Wild moved in. And what did he find? No garbage disposal pit. What does he do with his waste? Well, he saves it all up and when his garbage cans are all full he piles it in his car and taxies it into the Cambridge incinerator.

If the phone rings this week and somebody says cagily, "This is the Student Employment Office," hang up.

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