Education: In Paris

Nicholas Murray Butler, President for 23 years of Columbia University, 17 times Doctor of Laws, 5 times Doctor of Jurisprudence in European universities, Oxford Doctor of Letters, Prague Doctor of Philosophy, Grand Officier of the Legion of Honor, recipient of five decorations from crowned heads, member of every U. S. learned society of any note and of several European hierarchies, publicist, moralizer, politician, pedagog, Bohemian, philosopher, will look upon this 64th year of his life as not the least satisfactory. In Paris, last week, with much ceremony, he was inducted to the...

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