The Press: Heirloom Resold

The Washington elm at Concord, which endured since Revolutionary days, died during the last year. The great landmarks of life all pass—except great newspapers. In 1801 Alexander Hamilton, casting about for publicity medium for the Federalist Party, founded a little four-page sheet, The New York Evening Post. That sheet was sold last week to Cyrus H. K. Curtis, proprietor of The Saturday Evening Post, of The Ladies' Home Journal, of The Public Ledger (Philadelphia).

Mr. Curtis said:

"By arrangement just completed with the present owners, I will assume the sole ownership and...

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