The Press: Deadline Missed

To readers of Pennsylvania's Centre Daily Times (circ. 8,795), the paper's chatty "Daily Half Colyum" was as familiar a fixture as the masthead. Ever since 1925, when Arthur Ray Warnock, dean of men at the Pennsylvania State College, began his Colyum, no issue of the paper had appeared without his low-keyed, often humorous comments on everything from world problems to flower gardens. But sometimes he had come mighty close to missing a deadline.

Last December Columnist Warnock was driving from State College (where the Times is published) to Harrisburg, when he suddenly realized that next day's column was still in his pocket....

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