The Press: So Many of Them

Abraham Lincoln said: "God must have loved the common people, he made so many of them."

Phineas Taylor Barnum said: "There's one born every minute."

In choosing an inscription for the new building that is to house their New York Daily News, gumchewers' tabloid with the largest U. S. circulation (1.300.000 ).* Publishers Joseph Medill Patterson and Robert Rutherford McCormick turned to Lincoln, not to Barnum. Curious crowds stood in front of the new News building last week, eyeing a procession of laborers, beggars, children, flappers, photographers...