The Press: Editor Out

St. Louis newspapermen looked knowing last week as they read the official announcement that the Star-Times's Managing Editor Frank W. Taylor was quitting after 32 years "to take a well-earned rest." They knew that big (6 ft. 3), bellowing, brilliant, 53-year-old Editor Taylor, rated one of the ablest editors in the U.S., was getting out because he and Publisher Elzey Roberts had agreed to disagree.

St. Louis newsmen agreed that the Star-Times would not soon see Taylor's like again. He had built the Star-Times from the anemic 30,000 circulation of the old Star to its present 167,400, made it...

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