The Press: Tramp's New Chief

Earle Martin went rummaging last week for his old alpaca coat and soiled straw hat. On & off for 25 years they were part of his uniform as a newspaper editor. The coat was comfortable. Tho hat, worn winter & summer (with occasional changes for a battered felt), kept pressroom grime from the editor's bald pate. Now, after four years of blue serge and spotless linen as a Chamber of Commerce executive, he would need his old accoutrements again. He had just been hired as editor of the Cleveland News.

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