The Press: Winnie on a Bus

Winnie Winkle the Breadwinner got on a bus one day last month, and for eight days readers of the Chicago Tribune and 140 other newspapers followed Cartoonist Martin Michael Branner's heroine through a series of depressing experiences. She was annoyed by a traveling salesman, bored by a Shakespearean ham, sprawled over by a yokel couple. Many a reader guessed that Cartoonist Branner had gone somewhere on a bus and hadn't liked it much.

Greyhound Lines and one T. R. McCabe, manager of the Cleveland branch of Beaumont & Hohman, advertising agency which has the Greyhound account, thought the implication more sinister....

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