Education: Great-Grandson 72

Of all dull literature, nothing is duller than the alumni bulletins of universities which one has not attended. Yet persons who were never within gunshot of the University of Pennsylvania were struck by an article in the current General Magazine and Historical-Chronicle (quarterly) of the Pennsylvania alumni association. Therein, Dean Emory R. Johnson reported that he had, during a recent visit to Chufu, in the Province of Shantung, China, invited as a matriculant to the University of Pennsylvania a young gentleman whose genealogy has no peer for well-authenticated length or world-wide distinction, Duke K'ung,...

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