The Press: F.P.A. Surfaces Again

The tabloid New York Post, whose sawed-off columns are already top-heavy with columnists (the Post prints 35), last week found room for one more. The new column, "This Little World," came from an old hand. Moustached, spaniel-eyed Franklin Pierce Adams, 64, got his start in 1903, grinding out columns for $25 a week on the old Chicago Journal. When he manned the "Conning Tower" in the old New York World, such wits and literary wights as Dorothy Parker and John O'Hara were among his unpaid contributors.

By -937, F.P.A. had hiked his pay to $21,852 a year, for a syndicated column in...

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