Education: Chicago Convulsion

What has been called "the cheerful insanity of Chicago politics" last fortnight achieved a convulsion that had long been promised. Mayor William Hale Thompson obtained the suspension of William McAndrew, superintendent of Chicago's public school system.

Among the campaign utterances of Mayor Thompson had been a promise to oust "that stool pigeon of King George," Superintendent McAndrew. The color of the epithet was derived entirely from the Thompson campaign scheme. He and his friends were out to startle the electorate with an unrivaled display of Americanism, much as a vulgar hostess will...

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