Education: Neighbors

Bought and paid for by the Duke Endowment, a loft. bronze statue stood last week in the Manhattan studio of Sculptor Charles Keck. It shows the late, great Tobaccoman James Buchanan ("Buck") Duke in frock coat, baggy trousers, clodhoppers. In his right hand is a cane; in his left, a cigar.

On the campus of the university at Durham, N. C., which "Buck" Duke endowed with his name and fortune, students gazed disapprovingly last week at a huge, empty pedestal, set squarely in front of Duke's $1,000,000 Gothic Chapel. The pedestal will be capped,...

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