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Youth At The Prow

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Htill, t only coes to show that young men of idea9 are in (Iemand on all sides and a min about town wlio keops a record of sueh tilines saya that nearly all the good positions are flllil by youngsters of ihout thirty years of age or under. He poloted to Paul Dana, of the Sun, who Is in charge of that newspaper whenever father leaves t. I'aul Duna is somewhat of a dude in dress, bul in business lie is as sharp as a steel trap. He writes ii fireat deal for the paper, is fullof youthf 11 1 vigor and mature ideas, and lie rnakes hjmtelr feit from cellar to roof in the Sun office. Nor is t a necesaity for liim to wurk hard. He is happlly murried, has an incoine of $15,000 a year, and might, if he so desired, devote himself to pleiisure. [nslead, lie preferswork, and there is no more taithful and painstaking jouriiHlist in newspaper rowthan Paul Dana. Gilbert Jones, son of the owner of the Nw York Timet is another very young man who might live a lite of ease, if he so desired. But he, too, p refera work, and hard work, at that. His tuleuts do not run to writing or keepinsj books, but to machiDery. He raay be seen any day in a pair of dirty overalls in the prosa room of the Times watching the presses work and helping here and there as faithfully as a d;iy laborar. Young Mr. Jones bas au inventive fiiculty, and the Times press room contnins ra any evidenoea of his superior skill. He is not a bit concelted, although he will soine day be the owner of that great newspaper. He goes about his work in a quiet, unoslentutioiis way, and no one to look at hhn would suppose ihat he amounted to a row of pina. Yet his patenta are worth i small fortune In Uicmselves, and he could draw liis check for !j!2.-0,000 without the slightet tmuble. It wns young Jones who planned tlie new Times building that is now beihJT erected. Publisher Turner, of the World, Mr. Joseph Pulitzer's rijrlit hand man in the publication office of his newspaper, would pass anywliere for twenty-tive. I" fact he la thirty-two. He has all the weight and responsibility of the pabltahlng office of the World ou his shouliiers, and he does hia work wcll. Kditor Bunnor, of Puck is twenty-seven. He has wrltten several novéis, and is one of the most graceful of the younger poets. Fred Oppr, whose clever cartoons ín Puck have attracted wide attention, is twenty-nine. He gets $10,000 a year. So does Cartoonist Taylor, of Judjfe, wlio is also about twenty-nine. The owner of Judge, W. J. Aikell, is thirty-two. He isquick, shrewd and an A 1 business man. Zimmerman and Gillam, the principal cartoonists of that paper, are about thirty years old. The book poWiahlng trade ii tosome extent In the hands of youni; men. Tlie younger members of the Harper family manajje ttmt grent hollie. NV.I Bond ig at the head of the pnblisliing house of V. A. Pond ie Oo. He is only twentysCTpn August Brentano. Jr.. the


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