The Press: Courtesy in Denver

At 5 p. m. one day last week in Denver, just as Scripps-Howard's Rocky Mountain News was putting its early edition to press, something dreadful happened in the composing room. The gas flames under the linotype machines flickered and died. Floods had broken the Texas gas pipeline outside; the city.

Only one thing could get the News out next morning: electric linotype machines. The Denver Post had a whole battery of them: the hated, hating, blatant old Post whose late Publisher Frederick G. ("Bon") Bonfils had been lambasted by the News until he died...

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