Education: For Nobler Men

U. S. educators perpetually talk poor mouth. Nevertheless, one-seventh of all public moneys goes to public education, and for educational purposes the Carnegie Corporation alone disgorges $6,000,000 a year, the Rockefeller General Education Board another $9,400,000. In addition, educative projects are far more often benefited in the wills of rich men than any other type of philanthropy. Biggest educational windfall since 1924 when Tobaccoman James Buchanan ("Buck") Duke established his Duke Endowment (present value approximately $53,000,000), dropped last week in Manhattan when the will of Banker Charles Hayden (TIME, Jan. 18) set...

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