The Press: Geography Lesson

The good grey New York Times takes pains to keep its readers straight on geography, is as careful with locations west of the Hudson as east of Suez. Thus, it sometimes identifies Chicago as "Chicago, Illinois." Last week the Chicago Daily News rose up in wrath at such provincialism. Cried the News:

"The Times is published in New York, New York, where geography may be a neglected science since many of the inhabitants are convinced that there is no other place. Nevertheless, in a cosmopolitan city like New York, New York, we should think that while the Times's educated readers might require...

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