Education: Peace Day

At Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa at 8:30 one morning last week, undergraduates dozing through their first class were suddenly awakened by a clamor of chapel and class bells. Soon student messengers rushed into their classrooms shouting: "War has been declared! Go to the chapel!" Five minutes later, as 600 excited undergraduates jammed into chapel, the organ played My Country, 'tis of Thee. To the platform marched the college dean, followed by an army officer.

The "officer" read a telegram from "the Commander of the Sixth Corps area." It ordered all young men to report their names at once, be prepared...

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