Saint Fred Boalt of "The Portland News" Operated on in Heaven for Crime Wave Hysteria

Portland, Ore.: Tom Burns, ca. 1927. 8vo. Wraps. [6] p. Paper browning; else very good. [92828]

Account of a meeting of deceased Portland worthies in Heaven discussing the journalistic crusade against vice in the Oregon city conducted by "Saint Anthony Comstock Boalt." He and "Saint Bible Boob Billy Sunday" (referred to as a "Mental Masturbationist") are said to be "trying to make PORTLAND into a ZION CITY." This item was edited under the general heading of "The Harpoon," one of a series of such pamphlets issued by Burns in a variety of formats in the 1920s & 1930s.

Price: $45.00

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