Education: Eloquent Hoosier

For Wabash College (Crawfordsville, Ind.)—triumph. A fortnight ago, her pride, her young Demosthenes, her handsome Maurice ("Red") Robinson journeyed to Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) with his elocution coach, Professor W. N. Brigance, for the National Contest of the Interstate Oratorical Association, for which he had qualified by winning the Indiana state contest (TIME, March 1). Other doughty state champions were there at Evanston: a forceful South Dakotan with an oration on prohibition; a West Virginian propounding that "Science Has a Rendez-vous"; an lowan primed to deliver "Cat and Cattle." But none was...

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