No Brains! No Brains!

Some time ago Mr. A. B. See amused a public jaded by stories of crime and divorce by expressing his scholarly opinion that all women's colleges should be burned to the ground. Kinder, Kuche, and Kirche, in the good old German sense, was the proper province of female aspiration, and any attempt to educate them beyond the three K's was foolish and dangerous. The result of Mr. See's bull was to increase the endowment funds of Adelphi College (the specific object of his wrath) and to delight the many...

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