TH E WAY IT WAS

On April 28, 1961, the ed­i­tors of The New Mex­i­can ran the fol­low­ing story:

Pasatiempo - - IN OTHER WORDS -

Start­ing Sun­day, The New Mex­i­can will ini­ti­ate its im­proved and broad­ened cov­er­age of the re­gional cul­ture. Your

Pasatiempo sec­tion Sun­day will in­clude: The first book re­views by Win­field Town­ley Scott, dis­tin­guished poet, long-time book ed­i­tor of The Prov­i­dence Jour­nal, and our new lit­er­ary ed­i­tor. Scott will be as­sisted in this field by Oliver La­Farge [sic], Paul Hor­gan, and Wit­ter Byn­ner, three of New Mex­ico’s best-known lit­er­ary fig­ures. News and pic­tures of re­gional art, edited by Sally Ross of

The New Mex­i­can, and a col­umn of com­ment on the art scene by John Wadielgh. Spud John­son’s views on the City Dif­fer­ent and so forth in the first of a Sun­day se­ries, by the vet­eran ed­i­tor of the Taos Horse­Fly. Plus the weekly tele­vi­sion log, movie and en­ter­tain­ment news and other fea­tures which fit into the mean­ing of ‘pasatiempo.’ ”

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