At Springfield

At Springfield, Ill., Jewish rabbis, Catholic priests, labor leaders, capitalists, sat together and planned a national university to be named after Abraham Lincoln and founded upon his ideals. A university for everybody is the plan—open seven days a week, day and night, to rich and poor, black and white, Jew and Gentile.

Former Senator Lawrence Y. Sherman, Republican National Committeeman for Illinois, who is thought by many to bear a marked resemblance to the Great Emancipator, is among those actively interested in the founding. A self-help...

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