National Affairs: Educating Chicago

Chicago dislikes New York, always has, always will. New York is older, suaver; above all, bigger. Chicago resents New York.

Last week it broke out like a rash. It broke out in just that portion of Chicago's anatomy where it might have been expected: the portion homologous to that area of the State of Washington which has been irritated by the presence of a nonindigenous intelligence—the politico-educational system.

Mayor William E. Dever of Chicago had appointed three new members to the school board. He had reappointed a fourth. It...

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