Education: Capitalized Commencement

A generation hence many a citizen of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, will be able to point with pride to his framed grade school diploma and tell his moppets that he received it on the very steps of the U. S. Capitol. Episodes to be related to Outagamie offspring happened last week in Washington.

Out of the Doric facade of Washington's Union Station poured two trainloads of eighth grade rural school children, some of their parents, teachers and Superintendent A. G. Meating, organizer of the pilgrimage. Led by their band, clad in bright blue uniforms,...

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