The Press: Flight from Manhattan

Last week, 750 miles west of its former Manhattan office, Scribner's Commentator, bellwether of isolationist theoreticians, was busy getting settled in its headquarters in Lake Geneva, Wis.(pop. 3,258). Founded four years ago by Charles Shipman Payson, rich redheaded brother-in-law of Sportsman Jack Whitney. Scribner's Commentator has had as contributors Charles Lindbergh, Senators Wheeler and Nye, General Hugh Johnson, the Chicago Tribune's Publisher R. R. McCormick.

Official reason for the move was reported to Lake Genevans by Scribner's Commentator Editor George Teeple Egleston, sleek ex-editor of the old Life. Manhattan, said he, produced editorial frustration largely because of "Mayor LaGuardia's yells...

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