Foreign News: Victory Scholar

In his rooms at King's College, Cambridge, last week Dr. Alexander Frederick Richmond Wollaston, erudite explorer-naturalist, member of the Mount Everest Expedition of 1921, prepared to do an unpleasant tutorial duty.

He had just come in with "young Potts"—Douglas Newton Potts, 19, a promising, first-year man, holder of an £80 scholarship, leader of a Cambridge dance orchestra. As tutor and pupil entered, they were faced by Detective Sergeant Willis of the Cambridge Police, standing with his large feet well spaced on the hearthrug, as in all proper British crime dramas.

Minutes later the...

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