The Press: Birthday

Huge on the front page of the New York Evening Journal (Hearst), last week, was a faithful photograph of John Davison Rockefeller. Big was the caption above: 88TH BIRTHDAY PARTY, and below: "John D. Rockefeller is celebrating his eighty-eighth birthday a day ahead of time." The Journal, unlike Mr. Rockefeller, was a year behind time. As every one knows, Mr. Rockefeller was 89 on July 8. But the New York Sun jumped the gun a year and said that Mr. Rockefeller was 90.


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