Education: Scholarship Splurge

Before the war, Texas Rancher Gilbert ("Gib") Bryan Sandefer was assistant to the president of Hardin-Simmons University at Abilene, Tex. (His teetotaling father, Jefferson Davis Sandefer, was its late president. His brother is its board chairman.) Then Gib became an American Red Cross field representative, and went to India.

A fast talker from way back, Sandefer began his Indian operations in fine style. He made a spur-of-the-moment promise to a group of New Delhi charitarians : to give them a party at Viceroy Viscount Wavell's palace. The Viceroy proved willing. The Texan also called on Mahatma Gandhi, and...

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