The Press: In Baltimore

Festive banquet foodstuffs and funeral meats were served in Baltimore in the same week for newspapermen. Van Lear Black, chairman of the board. of the Baltimore Sun, returned from a long trip abroad studying aviation and was feted; John Haslup Adams, for many years editor of the same journal, died and was buried.

A banquet hall in the Alcazar Hotel was transformed into a temporary airplane hangar. Five hundred guests sat down to dinner; among them Herbert C. Hoover, Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd, Anthony H. G. Fokker, Owen D. Young, Franklin D....

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