Education: Gifts, Givers

Freemason George Washington dreamed of a University of the U. S. A., at Washington. Last week the Supreme Council, Scottish Rite Masons gave $1,000,000 to George Washington University to found a school of government at the seat of government.

Resolved to die poor, Publisher George G. Booth, son-in-law of the late James Edmund Scripps, newspaper owner, added $6,500,000 to the $5,000,000 he and his wife have already given to complete Cranbrook Foundation—"cultural centre" of five schools and a church—on his estate in northern Michigan (Bloomfield Hills). A children's school and a boy's school,...

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