The Press: New Editor, Old Chair

From the standpoint of multi-millionaire publishers, not only newspapers but editors are sometimes regarded as commodities that occasionally change hands. Last week Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis, secured a new editor for his Manhattan paper, the New York Evening Post. The man whom Mr. Curtis secured is Julian Mason, who violates all newspaper tradition by being an exceedingly well dressed man, the best dressed editor in the country.* But Mr. Mason is not simply a natty dresser. He brought the Chicago Evening Post to a high rank among the newspapers of that city, was then...

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