National Affairs: Press Puff

Pride swelled the bosoms of the publishers of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Transcript, the United States Daily and sundry other newspapers last week when statements by the State Department were made public by the Appropriations Committee of the House. The State Department had agitated to have its allowance for newspaper subscriptions raised from $700 per annum to $1,200. Particularly did che bosoms of Publisher Adolph S. Ochs and Business Manager Louis Wiley swell, because, concerning their newspaper, to which they have tried so hard to give unique completeness,...