The Press: Warden

Newspapers take great pains to keep records of the lives of well-known men to be published when these men are dead; every office maintains a grim and bulky index known as the "Morgue," which must be kept up to date from week to week and is generally entrusted to the care of some scarred battle-horse of a reporter, himself soon due to fare earthward on his last assignment. But if a personage dies at an awkward hour, if the announcement reaches the office just as the paper is going to press or the...

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