PROHIBITION: It's an Issue?

Nicholas Murray Butler, Wet, made a speech a few weeks ago to an institute of arts and sciences at Columbia University, of which he is the hearty, eloquent president. Institutes of arts and sciences are gatherings at which subjects like Assyrian pottery, television, marine fossils or pure poetry may appropriately be discussed, on their artistic or scientific merits.

President Butler's subject for the evening was "The Lost Art of Thinking." He soon made mental mince-meat of people who cannot read Kant and Aristotle. Equally effective was his onslaught upon "the office-holding and office-seeking...

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