Canada: NOVA SCOTIA: Modern Moses

Antigonish* is a tidy little Nova Scotian town (pop. 2,200) with a picturesque name and a unique university: St. Francis Xavier. To St. F.X., as Bluenoses call it, educators come from all over the world. Last week Jesuit Father Ralph O'Neill, of Philadelphia, arrived. Like the others, he had come to study the Antigonish Movement, to see how adult and cooperative education had bettered the lot of Maritime fishermen and farmers. He wanted to do similar work among the Filipinos.

Poverty for All. Those who come to St. F.X.'s modest brick and wooden...

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