Education: Teachers, Rubes

Last week the chief excitement in the world of education was provided by that horrendous figure, that national scapegoat. THE BANKER. He was twice flayed.

First in Milwaukee, where met the Federation of Teachers, a trade union with 8,000 members affiliated with the A. F. of L., Vice President Abraham Lefkowitz screamed: "The bankers produce a financial crisis and then manipulate that crisis for their own further financial gain. . . . They then hypocritically cry for reduction in taxes and hence for reductions in wages." Cried President Henry Richardson Linville: "We can...

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