The Press: Smarter Smart Set

In its 30 years of monthly publication, Smart Set has successively appeared as:

1) A magazine of dainty love tales, elaborate stories of the Gibson Girl era.

2) A collection of perfumed pornography.

3) The first joint eruption of Henry Louis Mencken and George Jean Nathan.

4) A frankly salacious offering of "confessions" of youthful emotional crises.

5) Currently, a fairly commonplace, fairly attractive poť-pourri of light fiction and articles for consumption by young women. The July issue is Smart Set's final one in the latter form.

Last week Editor-elect Arthur H. Samuels journeyed...

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