The ability to leer in a naughty fashion will often earn a witless fellow a reputation as a wag; luck in getting his books suppressed will bring an author to renown even though no one has ever read them. Shrewd Douglas H. Cooke, President of the Leslie-Judge Co., may not therefore have been altogether stunned when he was told last week that his funny-paper, Judge, was barred from the mails.

The suppressed issue was called "The Parisian Number"; on its mottled cover a young woman, silhouetted in white-space, stepped...

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