Education: College at a Corner

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A girl on horseback rode into Baton Rouge one day last week, driving nine head of cattle before her. She drove them into the campus of Louisiana State University and turned them over to the authorities. President James Monroe Smith of the University had announced that farm produce would be accepted in lieu of cash for tuition. She was Elena Percy, 17, of West Feliciana Parish. She wanted to be a freshman. She was accepted. . . .

Throughout the land at colleges opening...