The Press: Bark with Bite

In its self-assigned mission of mother-henning the interests of all its readers, the Cleveland Press (circ. 314,053), under able Editor Louis B. Seltzer, 61, carries news specially tailored to the city's 24 foreign-nationality groups, hands out booklets to mothers on the care and feeding of babies, follows golden-wedding anniversaries with fond attention. But of all the Press's features, perhaps none has a more faithful following than a weekly column called "Kennel and Leash," by Dog Editor Maxwell Riddle, 52, whose bark generally has plenty of bite.

For 20 years a dog columnist and a...

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