The Press: Lorimer for Curtis

As usual last summer the gorgeous yacht Lyndonia dominated the crowded little harbor at Camden, Me. But for the first season in many years the yacht's owner, aging, ailing Publisher Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis, did not dominate the Camden social scene. He remained at home, out of sight. Steam was kept up for 24 hours a day; but the Lyndonia and her crew of 38 made only occasional trips to Portland, Publisher Curtis' birthplace, so that he might go to the dentist. Maine folk and summering Philadelphia socialites alike spoke kindly of...

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