Education: Misfit Cornell

Casting about for likely members of the M Club of Cornell University, Walter Clark Teagle, president of the Standard Oil Co., of New Jersey, hit upon the name of his rich classmate, Hayward Kendall, Cleveland coalman, and wrote him a letter. It is easy to become a member of the M Club—simply agree to contribute $1,000 annually to Cornell University. But Classmate Kendall did not want to join; and he said so in a wide open letter to President Livingston Farrand of Cornell. The letter in part:

"Even with the will I couldn't help...

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