The Press: Scamp Caught

The Chicago Tribune gloated with a loud goodwill last week that it had caught the scamp who five months ago had used a Tribune want ad with dastardly intent and criminal result.

One Robert Malachi Crowe, lecherous Negro, was the villain. His Tribune want ad called for the services of a nurse. A Ruth Sampson answered the ad, and her he assaulted. Then he disappeared. The attack made an excellent Tribune story; the Negro's arrest would make another. But best for the paper's business office, if he were caught, would be the well-spread cry: The Tribune guarantees the integrity of even its...

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