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Today is President Eliot's birthday. And not alone those who have known him here at Harvard but those who throughout the nation have been influenced by his great work as a moving force in American education will rejoice to learn that he has added another to his many years of noble and useful living. For Dr. Eliot is much more to Harvard and to the world of letters than a famous educator. He is a part of the best in New England tradition in American tradition.

Small men with momentary reforms and transient fancies arise to enjoy brief hours upon the stage of public favor. President Eliot for years has been the sage and sufficient reference for such little men. Like some wiser leader of an often flippant people he has continued the just and mellow sage whose words are never hollow, ever filled with wisdom and purpose. The CRIMSON extends to President Eliot sincerest good wishes on this, his ninety-second birthday.

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