Education: Four Masters

When the black-jacketed, long-trousered schoolboys of Eton College gather again this autumn after their seven-week Long Vacation, some of their first chatterings will be about the jolly bad luck that four of their masters had last week. Mountain-climbing in Switzerland were House-Masters H. E. Howson, E. V. Slater, E. W. Powell (an Oxford Blue, onetime winner of the Henley Diamond Sculls), and Assistant Master C. R. White-Thomson, eldest son of the Bishop of Ely. Roped together, they were toiling up dangerous Mt. Roseg, near Pontresina. When they did not return on schedule...

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