Education: Refuge for the Cadets

Things were looking up last week for West Point's 90 dismissed cadets. Following Cardinal Spellman's lead (TIME, Aug. 27), offering them sanctuary in three New York Catholic colleges, other colleges extended the hand of fellowship. The warmest welcome came from the Point's old football enemy Notre Dame, where an "anonymous benefactor" announced that he was ready to pay the way of any or all of them through college—provided that "they meet Notre Dame's standards . . . that they need such help, and that these young men will not participate in any form of varsity athletics,"

To profane bystanders, it seemed rather...

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