Education: Death at Quail Hill

"This is the proudest moment of my life!" cried Dr. Simon Strousse Baker when, in 1921, he returned to Washington. Pa., in the county where he was born, to become president of Washington & Jefferson, the college from which he had been graduated in 1892.

One day last week Dr. Baker, no longer a president, went back to Washington tired and alone. Passengers on a Pittsburgh-Washington bus saw him get aboard, a mild-faced, sandy-haired little man. Before the bus reached Washington, a 20-mi. trip, Dr. Baker alighted. Nearby was a funpark where W. &. J. students...

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