The Press: Digest Service

Last week The Literary Digest went into the insurance business. For $1 a year it offered an accident policy which would pay amounts varying from $10,000 for death in railroad or steamship wreck to $500 for being fatally hit by a truck or by lightning. Normally this policy would cost about $5 per year, depending upon precise details. To get the Digest rate it was also necessary to subscribe to the magazine for one year at $4.

An old story in Great Britain, this was introduced in the U. S. by the St....

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