Arts: Glum Borglum

"Sad, destroying fact ... no funds . . association has shrunk. . . ." Such phrases came, last week, from the lips of Gutzon Borglum, famed sculptor. He, glum, was deploring the withdrawal of public support from the great memorial to the Confederacy which, under his direction, has been rising on the face of Stone Mountain, Ga. (TIME, Aug. 13, 1923; May 26, 1924). Those two proud gentlemen, Generals Lee and Jackson, stand raised among their armies on the mountain's craggy front, half- formed. In the U. S. mint, 5,000,000 half-dollar coins, with Lee...

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