The Press: Death of a Weekly

Right Hon. Thomas Power ("Tay Pay") O'Connor is 81. He has seen, written, talked and done much. "Father of the House of Commons," he has been a Member of Parliament uninterruptedly since 1880, cinema censor of Great Britain, reporter, editor, publisher, author. Last week he announced the end of one of his many ventures. Said he, writing in T. P.'s & Cassell's Weekly. "This is the last number which will appear. I have struggled for a long time against ill-health and fatigue, but I find my health unequal to the demands."

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