The Press: Abbotts

Executive duties stole too much time from literary pursuits; so Lawrence F. Abbott, for 32 years President of the Outlook Company, has resigned to become Contributing Editor. His post is taken by Harold F. Pulsifer, who has been Literary Editor since the retirement of Hamilton W. Mabie.

Ernest Abbott, younger son of the late Lyman Abbott, becomes Editor- in-Chief. Thus, the direction of editorial policy does not leave the family.

The Outlook, once a weekly of "generally entertaining and instructive literature," edited by Henry Ward Beecher of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, first rose to...

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