The Press: So I Took the $50,000

The tabloid Elmira (N.Y.) News was shutting up shop, and the publisher didn't sound a bit sorry. In his farewell Page One editorial, Robert J. Allen,* an Army flyer in World War I and a Marine flyer in No. II, heaved a luxurious sigh as he told why:

"Partly we are quitting because we want to take a long, long vacation. We want to become a sort of lotus eater, at least for a while. We want to see all the warm, azure seas and lie beside them on the white sands. We want to travel to all the continents and to...

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