POLITICAL NOTES: Gannett for Gannett

Last New Year's Day, some 250 employes of Publisher Frank Ernest Gannett's 17 newspapers visited his home at Rochester, N. Y. Along with them was famed Sculptor Gutzon Borglum, who had arrived from South Dakota to do a bust of the boss at the employes' expense. A parchment scroll attested that the names thereon were "a permanent record of gratitude toward an enlightened employer.* Not to be outdone, Sculptor Borglum said: "... I have been carving in the mountains the portraits of Jefferson, who invented our government; Washington, who made it a...

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