The Press: What Headlines Can Say

WARRANT FOR PASTOR IN FUR THEFTS; LOOT CACHED IN ORGAN AT PARK FALLS.

So ran a headline in the Milwaukee Journal year ago. When Rev. B. F. Schoenfeld, pastor of the Congregational Church at Park Falls, Wis. read that headline, he boiled with rage. It referred to his church. And he was sure that anyone reading the headline would believe that he was accused of larceny. To be sure, the news story made it clear that someone else had stolen the furs from the organ loft, where they had been secreted. And the...

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