The Press: Family Party

At a meeting of Scripps-Howard editors in Washington last April, Editor Roy Howard dropped an offhand remark. "In July," said he, "I'll be with the outfit 50 years." After he left the room, somebody spoke up: "We ought to do something about this." They talked to young (35) Board Chairman Charles Scripps, who decided to give Roy a big surprise party. To Roy Howard, when he stepped into the Pavilion Caprice of Cincinnati's Netherland Plaza hotel one night last week, it was indeed a surprise.

He had been told that six or eight people...

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