The Press: Another Buy

Frank A. Munsey, the great consolidator, added another paper to his history. He bought The Evening Mail (Manhattan) for a sum "in excess of $2,000,000," and consolidated it with one of his other papers, The Evening Telegram.

The Mail was founded in 1869. Some ten years later it was consolidated with The Evening Express (founded in 1836 as a Whig paper absorbing The Daily Advertiser). Now another consolidation makes it into The Telegram and Evening Mail.

Mr. Munsey announced: "This purchase puts the evening newspapers of New York in a safe, strong position....

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