The Press: The Sun's Orbit

On any other paper the news would probably have rated Page One. But the Baltimore Sun is not any other paper: it is the Baltimore Sun. Consequently, the word was passed to Sun readers last week in a dignified "Announcement" on the editorial page: "After nine years as president of the A. S. Abell Company and 50 years of association with the Sunpapers, Mr. William F. Schmick Sr. has offered his resignation to the board of directors and asked to be retired. Mr. William F.

Schmick Jr., who has served as executive vice president since 1953, has been chosen to succeed his...

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