Education: Shrine to Learning

Distinguished gentlemen, dan gling golden keys from their watch-chains, made pilgrimage into his toric Virginia, to listen at Williamsburg to the mellow accents of Dr. Henry van Dyke, Princeton poet-patriarch; to hear a sweet-voweled memorial poem by Dr. John Erskine of Columbia (author, The Private Life of Helen of Troy and Galahad) ; to attend the prophetic utterance of Dr. Charles Franklin Thwing, president emeritus of Western Reserve University and president of Phi Beta Kappa, who dedicated before the gathering that scholarly brotherhood's $100,000 memorial auditorium. Dr. Oscar M. Voorhees, secretary of P....

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