The Press: Happy Times

Hartford. Conn.. 100 mi. northeast of New York City, is 298 years old. It has a population of 225.500. two-thirds of whom are native born white. First city as well as capital of its State, it is a port of entry on the Connecticut river, manufactures fine machinery, is the seat of a college (Trinity) and the home office of 73 insurance companies. Hartford is a high-class U. S. city. Its two newspapers are the famed Courant, oldest in the U. S. (established 1764. a powerful organ before the Revolution) and the Times...

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