Education: On With the Best

Some of Chicago's most prominent citizens will be unavailable for 18 Wednesday evenings beginning Oct. 27. For a fee of $100 ($150 for a married couple) they will pass those evenings at the University Club, talking with the University of Chicago's President Robert Maynard Hutchins about some of the books which are currently on his list of the world's most eligible literary productions.

Among those who will thus seek enlightenment from Plato to Marx are Packer Harold Higgins Swift, Department-Storekeeper Hughston Maynard McBain (Marshall Field & Co.), Publisher Marshall Field, Lawyer Clay...

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