Press: A. & P.'s Day

Favorite observation of saturnine old newspapermen, who remember how rich Groceryman Frank Andrew Munsey bought 17 important newspapers between 1912 and 1924 and killed half of them through his thumping ignorance of practical newspapering, is that nothing has been right in the profession since "the grocers took over the newspaper business." Last week the grocers got a better grip on the magazine business.

It all started five years ago when spry little Harry Evans began giving away the monthly Family Circle, which now goes to 1,477,000 housewives over the counters of five important grocery...

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