The Press: Old Lady

"Although it may be depriving its readers of a bit of information which they have been accustomed to find in the press, the Courant is now omitting to mention in its obituary columns the nature of the disease or ailment to which death was attributable. . . . If we can make through the policy here announced a small contribution to the peace of mind of those who foster gloomy predictions we shall be well satisfied. . . ."

This unique journalistic backward step was news last week because it was taken by the...

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