The Press: Guilty, Sold

Sole Democratic organ in a Vare-ridden city, the Philadelphia Record last week passed from the control of the Wanamaker family into the capable hands of Editor-Publisher J. David Stern, owner of the Evening Courier and the Morning Post of Camden, N. J., 42-year-old veteran of newspaper battles from Seattle, Wash., to Providence, R. I. Like the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (see above), the Record goes to a local boy. "New ownership," observed Mr. Stern, briefly, "implies no change in editorial policy."

A change in business policy, however, was indicated by this announcement of the A. B. C.:*

"After a full hearing before the...