The first sentence of a leading editorial of the Chicago Tribune
began: " The New York Evening Post, owned by Mr. Thomas Lament of J. P.
Morgan & Co., takes John McCutcheon [Chicago Tribune cartoonist] to
task for a cartoon questioning the ability of American diplomacy," etc.
Thomas W. Lamont, after losing what was estimated as $1,000,000 on the
Post, sold it over a year ago to a syndicate.
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