The Press: Mystery Plunge

"Mystery Plunge"

Alone at the stern of his yacht Sabalo steaming from New York Harbor toward Chesapeake Bay one evening last week, sat Van Lear Black, publisher of the Baltimore Suns,— puffing an after-dinner cigaret. He was perched upon the after-railing—his favorite stance, against which others were forever cautioning him.

Publisher Black reflected pleasantly on the preceding days' events: his entertainment of Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd and Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt aboard the Sabalo; a flying trip to Saratoga for the races; another flight to...

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