The Press: Newsmaker

In Brownsville, Pa., Reporter Stephen Franks reported last week to his editor: "News in this town is scarce."

"Go out and get killed, or kill some-body," suggested a colleague. "Make some news."

Newshawk Franks went out sleuthing in his car, met a train. His car was hurled through twelve somersaults. His story, telephoned from a hospital, got into his paper, into many another paper.

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