The Press: Five Cents

Cyrus H. K. Curtis, famed progenitor of the Curtis Publishing Co. and owner of the Public Ledger and Evening Public Ledger of Philadelphia, announced that he would try an experiment with his newest acquisition in Manhattan, the New York Evening Post. The price of the Post is to be increased to 5¢ (from 3¢). At the same time the paper will be enlarged to 24 or more pages and have an entirely "new type dress."

All other leading Manhattan evening newspapers are sold for 3¢ a copy.


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