Education: Brightest Boys

Last June there was graduated from the East Orange, N. J., High School one John Osborn Reid, 19, interested in science and planning to go to the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale. Often he had driven by the Edison Laboratories, only three miles from his home, wondered what the insides were like, speculated on the personality of Inventor Edison whom he had seen only in the cinemas. Last week he and 48 other boys, specially chosen as the "brightest" from each state and the District of Columbia,...

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