Education: Schoolrooms for Sale

Stalkers of New York City's perennially bumptious bogey, Corruption (see p. 12). discovered last week that it had a hitherto unsuspected lair: the schoolroom. Three weeks ago Dr. Maxwell Ross, chairman of the Allied Local School Boards of Brooklyn, learned that his personal cards were being distributed at the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club in Brooklyn. Puzzled, suspecting no connection with school affairs, he hired Max B. Krone, private detective, to investigate. Detective Krone unearthed two slick racketeering rings, piled up evidence that they boasted of political "hook-ups," promised small favors to...

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