Education: This Ulcerous Thing

When Chicago's William Hale ("Big Bill") Thompson was loudly gunning for "stool pigeons of King George" eight years ago, the best he could bring down was William Andrew Me Andrew, the city's white-bearded school superintendent whom Mayor William Dever had imported from New York. "Big Bill" flung abuse at Superintendent McAndrew, made a great hullabaloo about "pro-British" history textbooks, finally got himself elected Mayor. Superintendent McAndrew watched the Thompson antics with fine disdain, stood a farcical trial for insubordination, finally retired to East Setauket, N. Y. There he edits the "Educational...

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