The Press: For Hoboes

To the vast surprise of a Manhattan police court last week, a mussy little prisoner informed the judge that the issue at stake in his case was not whether he had been caught peddling in Times Square without a license, but whether or not the U. S. people were to enjoy the rights and privileges of a free press.

With all the vigor of a Roy Howard or Robert McCormick, Associate Editor Benjamin ("The Coast Kid") Benson of the Hobo News indignantly declared that things had come to a pretty pass when a journalist...

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