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MASSACHUSETTS HALL GIVES STONE TO CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Massacusetts Hall, dating from 1720, and the oldest University dormitory, is one of the contributors to the Chicago Tribune's new building. The base of one wall in this skyscraper, completed this summer, is composed entirely of stones taken from buildings made famous by their history and antiquity. Imperial Rome, Ancient Greece, Egypt of the Ptolemies, and the Orient, are all represented by blocks of marble or granite taken from their most notable monuments.

In the planning of this collection, the Tribune last fall approached W. S. Burke, Inspector of Grounds and Buildings, in regard to Massachusetts Hall, and as this building was then undergoing alterations, a block of white granite, taken from its resting place of more than 200 years in the foundation of the building, was dispatched on its journey of almost 1000 miles.

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