The Press: Sewage Disposal

Three months ago, New York City's bouncing little Mayor Fiorello Henry ("Little Flower") LaGuardia declared a one-man war on indecent magazines, sat himself down and wrote a warning letter to 1,300 metropolitan newsdealers. Said he: "The Mayor has power of sewage disposal, and if necessary I will get rid of these dirty magazines as filth."

Nothing much happened, so one day last fortnight the Mayor acted. He sent out 40 Department of Sanitation garbage trucks to round up copies of a new magazine titled Man to Man, published by Country Press, a subsidiary...

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