HEROES: Elected

Fame in its wisdom is unpredictable, and when it functions by election it is sometimes incomprehensible—at least people professed to believe so last week. For the result of the election to the Hall of Fame* of New York University was announced. Two celebrities were chosen to decorate with their carved likeness the colonnade of Fame upon the Heights: Edwin Booth, actor, and John Paul Jones, naval officer.

The method of election to the Hall of Fame is as follows: the public is privileged to suggest to the Council of New York University the names...

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