Press: Tablet Reply

From the managing editor of the Brooklyn Tablet, Catholic weekly, Managing Editor Edwin Leland James of the New York Times last week received a suggestion about the treatment of dispatches from his Barcelona correspondent, Lawrence A. Fernsworth. Gruff "Jimmy" James replied promptly:

"Dear Sir:

"I have your letter of April 18 in which you suggest that we put at the top of Mr. Fernsworth's dispatches the following:

" 'Our Barcelona correspondent is compelled to live under the Negrin dictatorship and his dispatches are so heavily censored that readers should not expect the truth in them.'

"I hasten to reply to you that we will not...

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