Education: Football Payroll

With the football season in full swing (see p. 53), Ohio's Governor Martin Luther Davey last week managed to catapult himself into the headlines by contributing a few notes on how footballers are financially coddled at Ohio State University. The Tree-Surgeon Governor was not concerned with the purification of Amateur Sport. His prime purpose was to embarrass politically the University, of which he is no alumnus.*

Since last spring Governor Davey has been wrangling with Ohio State's President George Washington Rightmire over the size of the University's legislative appropriation. The Governor had lopped...

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