Religion: Young Missionary

Eric Liddell, winner of the Olympic 400-metre race, returned to Edinburgh University to receive his degree. Mid cheering crowds, Sir Alfred Ewing, the Vice Chancellor, crowned him with a garland of wild olive. Students bore him in triumph to a service at St. Giles' Cathedral.

Liddell will shortly proceed to Tientsin, China, to join his father in missionary work.

During the Olympic games, the young Scot refused to participate in the 100-metre race because it fell on Sunday. Instead, he preached in Paris.


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