Nothing Can Rectify

The wholesome, upright, law-abiding students of Carnegie Institute of Technology (Pittsburgh) were hurt—deeply and irreparably injured. Their beloved and respected head, Dr. Samuel Harden Church, in testifying against prohibition before the Senate Judiciary Committee last fortnight (TIME, April 26, NATIONAL AFFAIRS), had implied that drunkenness and other evils existed among students universally and had failed to exclude his own Carnegie Tech from the condemnation.

It was infamous, shocking. The duty of the Carnegie Tech student council lay clear before it. Clothed with great dignity, it met behind...

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