The Press: O. S. of Punch

Just as Sun-readers reached each morning "to see what O'Malley had" (see p. 20), Englishmen for more than a quarter-century have thumbed their weekly copies of Punch for the satiric verse of O. S. O.. S., as every Punch-reader knows, is portly, domed Sir Owen Seaman, 71, famed poet-in-the-lighter-vein, editor of Punch since 1906. Last week it was reported that Sir Owen intends soon to retire, surrendering the editorship to Edmund George Valpy Knox, better known by his Punch pen name, "Evoe."

Reporter O'Malley and Editor Seaman shared an amused view of the...

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