The Press: Cool Tribune

Hottest June day in Chicago's history (100.1°) occurred last week. Sluicing his throat with iced drinks at his home in Wheaton, Ill., Col. Robert Rutherford McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune, gave thought to his employes sweltering in that magnificent Gothic pile on Michigan Avenue, the Tribune Tower. Big-framed Col. McCormick marched to the telephone, called Superior 0100, got Holmes Onderdonk, Tribune building superintendent, on the wire. Said Publisher McCormick to Superintendent Onderdonk, in effect: "I want you to work up a plan for air-conditioning the Tribune Tower. Find out all about...

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