White Defends Black
The Maycomb Courier December 1934
The truth is, it's not Mr Finch's fault. It is thought that it is all the bad influence of his cook Calpurnia. Since she is a black woman herself, she is being a bad influence for Mr Finch and pressuring him to protect all the blacks. The poor man cannot get rid of her as he has no wife and needs someone to cook for him and his children. If he kicks Cal out, him and his children will starve. It is time to take a stand. We should all go and tell her who the real boss is and save poor Mr Finch from this old witch... Continued on page 15.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Yesterday night, the small town of Maycomb was awakened by a humongous fire at Miss Maudie Atkinson's house. Of course, everyone already knows how the fire started. As Miss Maudie told us; she left her fireplace burning to warm up her beloved flowers, something caught a spark, and the house was, soon, engulfed in flames. This might be true, but rumours are going around that someone actually lit her house on fire on purpose. Who would do that and why would they do such a thing to an old, nice, and helpless widow that never did anything bad to anyone... Continued on page 10.