West of Tipperary

News is original in a sense, but newspapers are prepared to vie with one another for additional originality in almost anything, so long as they can lay claim to it.

For example, the New York Evening Graphic. Manhattan gum chewers' sheetlet, property — of Bernarr Macfadden, planned a Crossword Puzzle Contest. Others copied it and one even went to the extent of printing the probable answers of the Graphic's puzzles (TIME, Feb. 2). But the crossword puzzle contest wore out; and the Graphic promptly announced a new...

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