The Press: Sullivan Knows

Percy Hammond (New York Tribune) picks Mark Sullivan (New York Tribune) for first honors as a political correspondent. He is even greater, says Mr. Hammond, than Herbert Bayard Swope, now executive editor of The New York World.

Speaking of the Paris Conference: "Mr. Sullivan seemed to be sure-footed and to know his way about the diplomatic crevasses—cool, alert, distinguished and clearheaded. When he lunched with Balfour or Lloyd George his seat appeared to be the head of the table. To such languorous notes as Peace was piping from its drowsy Valerian hillock Mr. Sullivan...

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