The Press: In Kansas City

Last week Mrs. Laura Nelson Kirkwood died in Baltimore of apoplexy. She was the only child of a great editor and her death will have its reverberations through the middle west, the reason is simple. Her father, William Rockhill Nelson, was nearly 40 when he went out to Kansas City from Fort Wayne, Ind., that was 1880. In his new home he founded the Kansas City Star. He made it not only one of the greatest but one of the most prosperous papers in the middle West. It not only dominated Kansas City...

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