The Press: Grady & the Postman

The Denver Post had no farm editor, but Ralph Partridge, the make-up man, thought the paper needed one. A farm boy himself, Partridge told Editor Palmer Hoyt that there was plenty of farm news if someone only had get-up-and-git to go after it. Three weeks ago, "Ep" Hoyt gave Partridge a chance to prove it; Partridge was made farm editor. Last week, Partridge proved his title to the job.

Scanning the news services, Farm Editor Partridge read about a freak farm accident in Yukon, Okla. An angry 1,200-lb. Hereford (nicknamed Grady by a reporter)...

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