Surrounded by prizefight photographs, kewpie dolls, china figurines, flowers, bronze elephants and tinted photographs of himself, Mayor William Hale Thompson of Chicago spent an active week at his political headquarters in the Hotel Sherman. He was a busy, busy man.

The trial for Anglomania of School Superintendent William McAndrew of Chicago (TIME, Oct. 17 EDUCATION) dragged on. The Mayor's censor of history books, Urbine J. ("Sport") Herrman, heavy-jowled theatre owner and yachtsman, continued to examine the contents of the Chicago Public Library (which Queen Victoria helped build) for pro-British propaganda. Public Librarian...

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