When an incalculably rich and potent publisher stoops to the lowly plane of author, and writes a piece for his paper, the subject must be dear to his heart. Last week it was no less a publisher than Capt. Joseph Medill Patterson who appeared as contributor to his nickel weekly, Liberty-His subject was aviation and to adumbrate his emotion he quoted from Kipling (with emendations) as follows:
Priests in your pulpits,
Taxpayers in pews,
Kings on your thrones,
You know as well as me,
Ye've only one virginitie to lose
And where ye lose it,
There your hearts will be.
Capt. Patterson's heart is in the air; notwithstanding that...