Education: Brothers under the Rose

One morning last week, lessons were proceeding as usual at Oak Park (Ill.) High School, when a messenger from Principal M. R. McDaniel's office entered one of the classrooms and haled Student Sam Givens into the corridor. He was wanted at "the office." Having lately won a local oratorical contest, Sam flushed with pleasure, thinking to himself: "Ho, ho, this will be something that Mac [Principal McDaniel] wants to say to me about the national oratorical contest."

The office messenger haled Student Al Adams, football luminary, from his studies. Al headed for the office wondering if they wanted the correct spelling of...

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