Press: Collegiana

From College Humor's offices in Chicago's North La Salle street last week issued three breathless announcements:

1) Short, plump, slow-spoken Publisher John Marcus Lansinger had a new son, John Marcus Jr., described as the publisher's "second issue," his first being Joan, 4.

2) College Humor, having reduced its price from 35¢ to 25¢ with the August issue, was reducing advertising rates 10%.

3) Vivacious Patricia Reilly ("Pat") Foster was appointed editrix to succeed Editor Harold Norling ("Swanie") Swanson who resigned June i to become story editor of RKO films...

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