Historical and Biographical Annals of Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania, Containing a Concise History of the Two Counties and a Genealogical

Historical and Biographical Annals of Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania, Containing a Concise History of the Two Counties and a Genealogical

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...sale and purchased by Frank C. Angle, who still continues to publish it. The Medium was started in 1871 by D. H. B. Brower as a semi-weekly, and published for a year. It was then sold to the Danville Publishing Company, which changed the name to The Independent; it had a life of only nine months. The Mentor was started in 1873 and published for a year. It was published by Richard W. Eggert, D. H. B. Brower, John Lesher and William McCarty. The Danville Record was started in 1876 by A. P. Fowler, with D. H. B. Brower as editor. After two years the office passed into the hands of James Foster, Henry Vincent and Victor A. Lotier, who changed the name to The National Record. Lotier became sole owner in 1879 and conducted the paper until 1881, when he changed it to The Daily Record. This publication had but a short life, soon passing away. The Gem, at one time the narrowest columned paper in the United States, was first issued May 30, 1885, in the old warehouse on the canal near Mill street. Richard W. Eggert was the editor. Eggert was a strange character and his personality was read in the paper, which, however, became a success, at one time having a circulation of over 1,500. In 1903 he sold his paper to George Edward Roat, who still publishes it in the basement of the City Hall. This paper has always been non-political and contains a vast amount of local news. The Montour County Democrat was born Sept. 23, 1895, fathered by Walter O. Green. This is a Democratic organ and some of its articles are very keen and penetrating. Mr. Green takes great interest in local affairs and does not hesitate to use his paper in commending or unfavorably criticising, according to his own judgment. The Morning News was started in September, 1897, by Frank C. Angle. F....show more

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  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 980g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598032
  • 9781236598035