A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 7, 1949

A LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

The photograph below came to our attention recently when a copy of the Jan. 6 issue of the York (Maine) Weekly turned up in the office. According to the column and a half story accompanying the picture, Charles W. Plaisted, obviously a reader of TIME, was about to celebrate his 100th birthday. To satisfy our curiosity about Mr. Plaisted, who may be the oldest reader of TIME extant, we asked Jeff Wylie, chief of our Boston bureau, to see him on his farm at York Corner, Me.

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