The Press: Death of Outcault

As it must to all men, Death came last week to Richard Felton Outcault, 65, who caused the phrase, "yellow journalism," and had a good time doing it.

In 1895, having been graduated from the University of Cincinnati and having done some trifling landscapes for the office safes of nature-loving Cincinnati businessmen, young Outcault walked into the office of Joseph Pulitzer's New York World. He had some cartoons of life in a place called Hogan's Alley, of which the hero was a one-toothed, big-eared urchin. He thought it would be a good idea for...

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