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The Printer from Wichita, Kansas • 1

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE WESTERN NEWSPAPER UNION, WICHITA, KANSAS, Vol. 1. MAY, 1900. No. 8 What the Boys Have Been Saying and Doing Since Last Issue, potlietae subscribed a fund of $20, '000 to aid the employing printers of Kansas City, in resisting the demands made upon them that every office in that city shall be unionized.

Cupid is getting in his soft manipulations among the fraternity. The last instance noted is the marriage of F. S. llughawout, a newspaper man of Pottawatomie county, Kansas, with Miss Allie M. Daniels, of Kansas City, Kansas.

W. J. Krehbiel, of the McPherson Daily Republican, has married Miss Gussie Smith, at Kingfisher, O. T. Mr.

Krehbiel was for several years telegraph editor of the Topeka Capital and later publisher of the Newton Daily Republican. The Ottawa Herald notes that the press of Kansas has not become unduly excited over the failure of the sultan to pay promptly. The press of Kansas has cultivated an extraordinary patience through its own experience with please remit notices. Mr. Miles Judge has purchased the Kingfisher Times from Colonel Man who has conducted the paper for five or six years.

Mr. Judge is a young man who has formed a wide acquaintance by reason of his connection witli the U. S. land office in Kingfisher. The Western Union operator at Ardmore says that during the past two months he has received over 13,000 words of skeleton dispatches for the Ardmorite.

That paper claims to be the only one in Indian Territory which gets its news directly from the wire. William Hoensclieidt, of El Reno, has announced his candidacy for territorial councilor from Canadian count. Hoensclieidt is the head of a company which owns a number of German Republican weekly newspapers in Oklahoma and is the editor of Die Volks-blatt, published at El Reno. Baltimore is now to have a Christian tian daily. The Rev.

J. M. Holmes, pastor of the Allnut Memorial Church of Baltimore, believes that the time is ripe for such a paper and will, as soon as arrangements can be perfected, start a daily paper in Baltimore, to be called the Christian Citizen. The Huron Herald, is a good paper, edited by W. A.

Huff, who is a versatile genius. Besides giving the Herald full attention he has a news stand, a bicycle repair shop and real estate office and is organizing a band. He has made a good residence and a fair printing plant, all paid for. The commercial club and people of Clay Center have commenced preparations for the entertainment of the North Central Kansas Editorial Association, and their wives, on June 1. The local newspaper men are at work upon an elaborate program.

An attendance of 75 to 100 is expected. The Touganoxie Mirror is now in its nineteenth volume. There is not a firm in the town that was doing business when the Mirror started. The editor, Wm. Ilaymen, has been with the paper since it was six months old.

physician to stop work entirely, lie has been ill for two months but couldn't help keeping at it. W. R. Baker, who recently sold the Glen Elder Sentinel, is now associated with his brother Ben in the work of publishing the Smith County Journal. This makes a strong combination.

Sir Knight E. Davis of the White-water, Independent, attended the Wichita encampment of Knights Templar, and did business with the Western Newspaper Union, on the side. C. S. Guy has changed the form and name of his old Syracuse Republican.

It is now the Arkansas Valley Sentinel, and is printed in quarto form. The paper makes a creditable appearance. Two newspaper men handle the mail at Downs. Postmaster Smith is the editor of the Times, and his assistant is Quincy Craft, who has long been actively engaged in newspaper work. The Outlook, which has been published two months at Independence as a religious paper, by Rev.

Holbrook, of the Congregational church, has been transferred to T. S. Salathiel, a politician. The Wakefield Searchlight was recently enlarged to meet the demands for advertising space. Mr.

Miller is making such a paper as one would scarcely expect in a town the size of Wakefield. Ed 1. Ingle of Norman, will leave in a few days for West Virginia where he will locate and engage in newspaper work. llis family will follow later. Mr.

Ingle was the founder of the Norman Transcript. The Fredonia Citizen has a department called Town Topics and Things. The other week the one column given to Tyro who makes copy, had 100 items; 184 of them being of one line each. The Onaga Herald employed a new foreman and directed him to use his best judgment in reorganizing the office into business shape. The first thing the new foreman did xvas to wash the windows! The Chandler News printed the news of the passage of free homes in red ink.

The Sun-Eagle made a good display of the news. These were not the only visible portrayals of bubbling joy in Oklahoma papers. The Oakland, 1. News is filled, in a late issue, with prose and poetry in defiance of the pxojectors of the new town of Madill, one mile away. From its articles it is made evident that Oakland wins the strife.

Two of the editorial force of the Topeka Capital were married April 30; they are John 1. Fritts, the city editor and Miss Jessie Garwood, the society editor. They were married in Rev. C. M.

Sheldon's church. The You Alls Doins, of Lexington, Oklahoma, published an original story in its issue of April 18. It is a story of the opening of the Strip with an attending romance. Lexington is the center of interest in the story. The members of the New York Ty- The Effingham New Leaf is among the most level headed in the business.

Cash in advance for subscriptions is strictly enforced in that office. The women editors of Kansas will ask the next legislature to prohibit the publication of womens faces and forms in objectionable advertisements. The Arkansas City Traveler kicks on the scheme of making thirteen months in the year. It says the bill collectors come around often enough as it is. Iowa City alias Coyle (both names are given to this new place) is to have a paper to be put there by A.

J. Garner, of the Guthrie State Register. The fifth paper is starting in Seneca. There are others in Nemaha county. The new venture has politics behind it.

Five cannot live there very long. The Present Issue, a four-coluinn folio in Macksville population about 200 gives more local news than many larger papers. That is a good beginning. W. W.

Denison of Topeka took care of the newspaper men at the Holton encampment. He kept the proceedings in his head and told about them at meal, time. Fncle Jake Admire invited Oklahoma newspaper men to a reception at his residence during the meeting of the federation of Womens clubs at Kingfisher. The Utica Enterprise commenced its second year with last weeks issue. The paper is a credit to the town as well as to its editor, Paul Klein.

Ness County News. W. W. Waterman, of the Geary, O. Rustler, was in Wichita, accompanied by his family, on May 15.

Of course lie did business with the W. N. U. They all do that. Two of the owners of the Newkirk Republican News-Journal ran against each other on opposition Republican tickets at the primaries last week.

Korns beat McKinley. R. F. Hoffman, recently appointed mechanical engineer of the Santa Fe, has resigned that position to accept the assistant editorship of the Railway Gazette of New York. The new Masonic monthly, the Kansas Craftsman, edited by E.

R. Mar-chant, has appeared in Wichita. It is a neat 32-page magazine, printed by the Moore Printing Co. Jas. C.

Humphrey has conducted the Belleville Telescope 28 years, during which time his daughter Adelia D. Humphrey has grown up, and has become a member of the firm. Lyman Naugle, formerly of Wellington, is now located at Port Richmond, on the Bay of San Francisco. Naugle will start a paper in the town which is backed by the Santa Fe. Barney Sheridan of the Western Spirit at laola, offers to pay for a lot in the cemetery for the first dead peddler killed in Miami county while trying to swindle some resident.

Governor Eskridge of the Emporia Republican, has been ordered by his WHAT IS SAID ABOUT YOU, The Smith County Journal lias a fine, new, up-to-date press. The Wichita Eagle rounded out its eighteenth year on May 18. E. It. upton is editor and manager of the Okmulgee Iteeord, a new paper.

P. B. Andrews, a rich negro farmer, is now the editor of the Arkansas City Enquirer. The Seventh district Editorial association is to meet in Hutchinson September IT. Will White will write up William Jennings Pry an for McClure's Magazine soon.

John McBride has sold a half interest in his paper, the Beloit Times, to Palmer B. Felt. The Kiplcy, O. News has been launched by the boss newspaper man John Hinkle. Purcell A French have revived the Iula Daily Democrat; the third daily in that growing city.

The sessions of the International Typographical union will this year be held in Milwaukee. Superintendent Husenbark of Wabaunsee county traded a farm for the Eskridge Star. The meeting of the Indian Territory press association has been changed irom May to September. I. O.

Diggs has purchased a half interest in the Stillwater Democrat and has become editor of that paper. Wm. Allison, an old time Wellington newspaper man, is now running the Democrat-Telegram at Chandler, O. T. That newspaper publicity can be made profitable is evidenced by the Sheldon object lesson with the Capital for one week.

Eugene Gill, the telegraph editor of the Guthrie Capital, is referred to as one of the brightest young newspaper men in Oklahoma. E. A. Palmer, editor of the Washington Republican, is one of the delegates to the Methodist conference now in session in Chicago. The Ellinwood Leader gave an ex' haustive and well balanced report of the wind storm in that part of the state on Sunday, May 0.

AugustF. Jaccaci, one of the owners of McClures Magazine, visited W. A. White in Emporia lately. White is a contributor to McClures.

Lewis Ilornbeck, who made the Min-co Minstrel one of the best papers in the Indian territory, is now making a map of the Osage nation. Ed Miller of the Searchlight is the war authority at Wakefield. He served under Roosevelt in Cuba and under Funston in the Philippines..

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