The Press: Youngest Son

Named assistant news editor of the Hearst Atlanta Georgian and Sunday American last fortnight was Randolph Apperson Hearst, 21, one of Publisher William Randolph Hearst's twin sons,* his youngest. Sent to the Georgian and American ten months ago to learn more newspapering under Publisher Herbert Porter, young Randolph Hearst delighted Atlanta youngbloods by leasing for living quarters half a floor in the swank northside Biltmore Apartments, buying a 12-cylinder Packard, an English Austin, a twin-engined cabin monoplane, learning to fly. Six feet tall, broad-shouldered, small-hipped, expert squash and softball player, fond of...

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