The Press: Attrition

Each succeeding reunion of the G. A. R. finds its ranks thinner as, one by one, their comrades go to rest. It may be that, 50 years hence, there will be a reunion of newspapers that published crossword puzzles—but already their ranks are thinning. Two papers have dropped out within a few days: The Chicago Daily Tribune, The Atlanta Constitution.

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