IOWA: Dispute in Dubuque

All Dubuque was taking sides last week, either with the good ladies in church clubs or the lusty wenches of fiction.

It all began when the chief of police scooped up a lot of 25¢ reprints off newsstands, surveyed a collection of busty, flamboyant dames on the book jackets, and accused a distributor of peddling obscene literature. Then County Attorney John Duffy, a Notre Dame graduate who takes his knowledge of literature seriously looked over the evidence. The obscene books turned out to include bestsellers by Somerset Maugham, MacKinlay Kantor and John Steinbeck, and a collection of art masterpieces which had...

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