The Press: The Tardy Ledger

There are only a few agencies which furnish foreign news in these United States, and they, to say the least, have their limitations. So a few ambitious and wealthy newspapers have set up their own foreign news services. Not the least of these services is that of the Public Ledger (Philadelphia). Of this service the Ledger is very proud, speaks of it frequently and devotes a special page of its paper to featuring it.

On Nov. 30, the Ledger published a despatch dated "Hongkong, Nov. 29", which began: "When news was received of...

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