The Press: True, Timely, Virile

In a section headed True Stories, Timely Topics, Virile Features, the New York Evening pornoGraphic published a 20-year-old legend about an obscure singer, Margerita Sylva. The greatest Carmen of them all, the Graphic called Singer Sylva, but this was not the meat of the story. Like nearly everything else in the tabloid the story had to do with matters of sex. Since Singer Sylva's reputation is comparatively unsmirched, the story's title was "A CARMEN WHO NEVER Played with Love."

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