Education: du Pont School

In Delaware, an Episcopal boarding school will be established at Middletown, name, headmaster, still undecided. As usual in Delaware, the money will come from a member of the du Pont family, builders of roads, parks, manufacturers of collars, dynamite, automobiles. The member is Alexis Felix du Pont, vice-president of the du Pont Co., Wilmington. He, slim, tall, fair, slightly bald, made many a munition fortune during the War, plays the baritone horn in the Police band.

For his school he purchased a 350-acre farm where a $500,000 building will stand. A similar sum will be given for endowment. The purpose of the...

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