Education: Siege

"I am the Superintendent of Schools of Cook County. I demand to enter my office," cried Noble Puffer on the eleventh floor of the County Building in Chicago one morning last week.

"The Superintendent of Schools of Cook County is Otto Aken," said a voice in the office. "You can't come in."

Off went Noble Puffer to seek the aid of the sheriff. Had he not been elected last November to succeed Otto Aken? Was this not the day his term began? He had and it was, but the sheriff could not help him. A...

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