Education: Specimens

The great gaunt figure of Cecil Rhodes was again evoked in the British Parliament last week when a committee of the House of Lords passed a bill affecting the selection of U. S. Rhodes scholars.

The bill provides for the division of the U. S. into eight districts of six states. From each district four Rhodes scholars will be chosen annually. Thus, as Cecil Rhodes desired, 96 U. S. students will receive scholarships every three years.

The old method allotted two scholarships (once every three years) to every state regardless of population or...

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