The Press: Antic Dots

One day last week the head pressman at the Baltimore Evening Sun took a quick squint at one of the first copies of his paper, excitedly stopped the press and came bounding upstairs to demand: "Hey! What's the matter with the editorial page?"

Something was the matter and its name was Henry Louis Mencken. Instead of a tidy page full of editorials, letters to the editor, etc., there was just one column of editorials. Where the other six columns have been was a great open space covered with tiny black dots, like the...

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