The Press: Swasey to the Coast

With evident pleasure an important Hearstling last week prepared to give up a big Hearst job. Short, white-wooled Edgar Marshall Swasey resigned as publisher of the New York Evening Journal, largest Hearstpaper, to— go back to his former work as western advertising representative of Hearst's American Weekly. Gaily he planned to drive home to California this week in a brand new 16-cylinder Cadillac. He had never driven across the continent, able to stop where he wanted, look twice at what he saw. Friends wanted to give him a send-off banquet but he,...

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