The Press: Strange Doings in Noblesville

Daily Hudler is publisher of a weekly newspaper, the Times, in the little town (pop. 5,575) of Noblesville, Ind. One day last December a slight, cigar-chewing, onetime State policeman, Carl Losey, turned up in Noblesville, said he would like to buy Mr. Hudler's Noblesville press. Mr. Hudler said he was willing.

They got together in a lawyer's office and drew up the papers. Mr. Hudler was about to sign when Losey's Indianapolis lawyer pulled out a fat wallet, selected two crisp $5,000 bills as a down payment, planked them on the table. In a...

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