The Press: Again, Curtis-Martin

Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis's jewels have been his sons-in-law. With the late Edward William Bok he built his great magazine publishing business (Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, et al.). And for the last 17 years his dapper, alert step-son-in-law, John Charles Martin, has busied himself in the other Curtis publishing enterprise, that of gaining control of the Philadelphia newspaper field. Announced, last week, was the seventh addition to Curtis-Martin Newspapers Inc.—The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Unlike Brother-in-Law Bok, with whom he was not particularly intimate,...

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