THE EX-MANAGER OF "THE TIMES."
Mr John Maodonald, who has jast resigned his post aa manager of the "Timer," had held the office some fifteen years, " Ltfe " tells Its readers, but he has been oonneoted with the paper m one ospaolty or another for upward* of foriy years. He was firat engaged as Parliamentary reporter. Aftar so'ma eight or ten years' rertrloe In the gallery tf the House of Coumonn, he was sent oat to the Crimea durlog the war with Uujslb, In order t> administer the fund oolleatad by the 11 Times" for tho benefit of the alok and wounded. Ha immediate predecessor m this charitable work had died of fever , and with cruel mockery h id during his illness been denied admission into the hospital established by the " Times," on the ground that It was Intended not for o Villfina, bat for military psraons only, Mr Maodonald gave proofs In the Orimes of a kind of abili y whioh se meJ to fit him speataliy for the bus pees depaftmeut iof the papec : and he was appointed sabmanager. Mr Mowbray Morris was tha mHntger, aad upon his death, some twenty yevca afterward*, Mr tfaeionald m due course insceeded hlm« Mr Maodonald, In addition to his qualifications, as a man of business, possesses a remark* able talent for meohanios ; aad la Mr Mowbray Morris's time he had charge of nil that belongs to the printing-rooms Brthia connection with type Betting and with press work he introduced several Important improvements, the remit ot nls own inventlveneis.
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