Education: Hague Again

In New Jersey it is generally safe to suppose that, when Boss Frank ("I'm the law") Hague of Jersey City denounces a man, there must be something good about him. That accolade was being bestowed last week on U.S. Education Commissioner John Ward Studebaker. The Hague gang was holding up the New Jersey Senate's confirmation of Studebaker as new head of the state's school system.

The Haguesters charged 1) that Governor Charles Edison could have found Iowa-born Studebaker's equal among native Jerseymen; 2) that present Commissioner Charles H. Elliott was being shelved after...

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