The Press: Buddy Bacon's Bill

Rare is the neighborhood that has not at some time had its "boy editor." With a great earnestness and selfimportance, the young man canvasses for subscriptions to a four-page weekly, wheedles the corner grocer for an advertisement, makes himself generally a nuisance. But not every juvenile journalist is not to be taken seriously. For example: Charles ("Buddy") Bacon, 11, and his sister Marcia, 12, of Douglaston, L. I.

Buddy and Marcia, manager and editor of the Douglaston Weekly, filed suit against Petro Oil Burners & Fuel Co. of Jamaica for nonpayment of an $182...

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