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The dignified Conservative Prime Minister of England, Mr. Stanley Baldwin, was elected Lord Rector of Glasgow University last week in an extremely undignified election.

Observing an ancient, time-honored custom, the students not only voted but also fought for possession of the polls. The Baldwin supporters having gained a strategic position by the voting booths were attacked with 60,000 putrescent eggs, countless heads of codfish, and soft rotten fruit. Malodorous and hideous became the normally pleasant sward of the University.

When votes were counted Mr. Baldwin had 1,044, and his nearest rival, Scottish Nationalist...