The Press: Advice for Mrs. H.

At the information desk of Oklahoma City's Daily Oklahoman, a well-dressed, fidgety woman asked to see "the woman who gives people advice." A receptionist turned the visitor over to blonde Reporter Imogene Patrick, who soon realized that she had a Page One story.

Last week the unsensational Oklahoman (circ. 125,950) ran it under an eight-column streamer: IF YOU HAD A YEAR TO


SPEND IT? The story: "Mrs. H." (for Heart), 51, a wealthy widow who lived alone except for her Pekingese dog, had been told by specialists in St. Louis that she would probably die of a heart...

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