Testy

In the August 11, 1932 issue of The Chatham Record, the news editor seems somewhat crankier than usual. In the following excerpt, he shows little patience for The Chapel Hill Weekly, the State Democratic Executive committee, and the economy in general. Even death doesn’t excuse you from his ire, Smith Reynolds’ widow finds out.

The exasperated editor resumed a more measured tone in the following week’s issue, but not before his temporary breach of neutrality added a little bit of human interest to an otherwise humdrum account of local news and opinion.

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