The Press: A Sail in Southern Seas

Publicity, like royalty, has its perquisites, for publishers and kings may give great gifts. Business men and politicians have recognized this for many years. The Army and the Navy have recognized it more recently.

Therefore, it was no free gift, but rather a quid pro quo which Secretary of the Navy Denby offered to the editors of a number of prominent newspapers. He invited them to take a three weeks' cruise in southern waters, beginning Jan. 10, to see the war manoeuvres of the U. S. Fleet at first hand. The trip will...

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