Education: Dawes House

Last fortnight Dawes House, given to the Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, N. J., by Vice President Charles Gates Dawes in memory of his son, Rufus, burned to the ground. Fifty boys were driven out by the flames. Among them was Dana McCutcheon Dawes, adopted son of the Vice President.

Last week, Dr. Mather Almon Abbott, Lawrenceville's headmaster, said that Dawes House would be rebuilt at a cost of $200,000. Already, he announced, friends and alumni of the school had donated $80,000, a quarter of which came from the Vice President.

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