The Press: Anna Boettiger, Editor

For six and a half years greying, 43-year-old Publisher John Boettiger and his wife, Associate Editor Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, have been running the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Now one of them is gone. Publisher John has enrolled in the Army School for Military Government at Charlottesville, Va. This week his wife, who has been east with him, was en route to Seattle to carry on alone.

John was hired as publisher in 1936 to put the then wobbly, strike-torn, Hearst-owned P-I back on its feet. Anna has always shared his worries and some of his work....

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