Education: Kudos Jun. 26, 1933

Postmaster General James Aloysius ("Jim") Farley accepted an honorary D.C.L. degree last week from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn. "It's my first degree," cried he. "It was a beautiful ceremony." Then "General'' Farley, a Roman Catholic, flew back to Washington without hearing how he had almost failed to get his D.C.L. The trustees of famed, conservative Protestant Episcopal Sewanee had met in special session, with Episcopal Bishop Thomas Frank Gailor presiding. For every honorary degree unanimous consent was necessary. When ballots on "General" Farley's name were scrutinized, one looked like...