Education: Quaker Weather

Philadelphia's Haverford College has "strained its Quaker traditions of absolute pacifism," admitted President Felix Morley last week, and agreed to become part of the Army's nationwide chain of "little West Points." Young Army privates, 18 to 21, will take preliminary scientific training for commissions as meteorologists in the Army Air Forces at Haverford, will live and drill in uniform on its pacific campus.

President Morley implied that some Haverford Quakers will object, but that many will console themselves with the fact that meteorologists are noncombatants, even though they may put the final...

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