The Press, Sep. 18, 1933

Whittled Post

Not for years has New York's oldest newspaper, the Evening Post, made money. During the lifetime of Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis it had a fat bankroll to lean on, but since his death last June the Curtis estate has reputedly refused to subsidize the Post's losses. They have fallen on the pocketbook of Stepson-in-law John Charles Martin who owns 51% of the Post's stock. Two months ago Publisher Martin sent his Man Friday, Harry Baxter Nason Jr., to New York to see what could be done. Last week Mr. Nason assumed temporary...

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