The Press: Puzzle Trust

Puzzling servant girls; patient schoolboys, chinless sodawater clerks; burly salespersons all want that $1,000. Dirt cheap publications which they read offer them riches. Scarlet billboards proffer fortunes. Solve a puzzle. Win a trip to Europe, or an automobile, or a set of dishes or that $1,000.

Throughout the land the ignorant are toiling over puzzles, prize contests, "cinema titles," "Presidents' faces." Lamps burn in many garrets long after the day's work is finished while slaves to the dream of puzzle riches ponder and strive. Seduced by the promises of advertisement and feature...

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