The Press: Dog & Man

For the new mood of Marshall Field's Chicago Sun, which had forsworn preachy crusades for homely human interest news, the story was a Page One natural. It was about a man and a dog. What made it even better, the man was the Sun's archrival, Tribune Publisher Robert R. McCormick. Colonel McCormick had taken his German shepherd, Lotta, to a suburban kennel to have a thorn removed from her left front paw, and Lotta had run away.

For a night and a day, the Sun reported, 26 cops busily beat the bushes of...

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