The Press: New York v. Chicago

As readers of the New York World know well, the cartoons by Will B. Johnstone are always absurd, usually funny. His method is to take a news item, carry it pictorially to a ludicrous conclusion. A fortnight ago, he came upon "Chicago offers prize for poster boosting its World's Fair in 1933," as his news item. His cartoon in the form of a poster, showed a dog-faced gunman leaning on a World's Fair building which was labeled "100% American-Thompson Hall."* The smoke of the gunman's gun spelled: CHICAGO WELCOMES YOU! Other gangsters, disguised as...

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