Press: Absentees All

Twelve years ago the Miami Herald carried more advertising than any other daily newspaper in the U. S. In the intervening span the Depression has left its mark. Moses L. Annenberg's aggressive Tribune has invaded Miami and rugged, friendly Herald Publisher Frank Barker Shutts has turned 66. Nevertheless Herald money-making continued in sufficient measure so that Akron, Ohio Beacon-Journal Publisher John Shively Knight was politely rebuffed in July when he asked if the Herald was for sale.

Publisher Knight persisted in his effort to buy the Herald because he likes Miami and needs...

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