The Press: The Summing Up

In the manner of a man dispensing revealed truth, Publisher Robert R. McCormick rose last week at the Chicago Tribune's annual advertising convention to assay the meaning of the recent Republican victory.

"For the Tribune" said Colonel McCormick, "we have only modest claims to make." In Cook County's frantic sheriff race said Bertie, "we made the fight that beat 'Tubbo' [Police Capt. Daniel A. Gilbert] and elected [John E.] Babb. Also, we carried Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Colorado, California, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Not bad. We carried Michigan for all of the ticket but [Harry F.]...

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