The Press: Merger

The urge to consolidate, ever uppermost in the heart of Frank A. Munsey, led to another journalistic union—but not under Mr. Munsey's banner. Without a word of warning, without the usual preliminary tremors of. rumor, it was announced that Ogden M. Reid, owner of the New York Tribune had bought The New York Herald (Mr. Munsey's property since 1920) and that they would be combined on the follow-ing morning. The Paris edition of the Herald was also sold to Mr. Reid.

Thus the only two Republican morning papers in Manhattan were combined. Mr. Munsey...

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