The Press: Obituaries

Newspaper men great in their profession are often practically unknown to the general public. The triumphs, the beliefs, the eccentricities of this or that famous editor will expand into a legend or harden into a tradition within the confines of the trade itself, and yet the man himself will remain for those who read his publication merely a phantom, a dim portentous name one seems to have heard before. Very few of the many million people who read last month the various obituaries of Frank A. Munsey, grocery millionaire and newspaper owner,...

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