The Press: Sequelae

Besought by petitioning club women, The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Ia.), two weeks ago (TIME, Apr, 13), instituted an experiment of segregating its crime news to a separate department, similar to "Sport" and "Business," on an inside page. Last week, The Register announced that its experiment would be continued until opportunity might be had for "conclusive findings" on the merit of the plan. Also last week, whether by coincidence or following the lead of the Des Moines Register, other U. S. newspapers adopted trial crime segregation policies.

At Decatur, Ill., The...

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