The Press: Booby Trap

"... A new and honest era in journalism, one which might well spread to big city dailies," wrote New York World-Telegram and Sun Columnist John McClain last week, as he attributed the following society item to the Mobridge (S.Dak.) weekly Tribune (circ. 2,783):

"Miss Jennie Jones and Bob Henry were married at the Jones mansion last night. The bride is the daughter of Constable Jones, who has made a good officer and will undoubtedly be re-elected ... He offers a fine horse for sale in another column of this issue.

"The groom runs a grocery store on Main Street and is a steady...

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