The Press: In Cincinnati

Good Cincinnati Republicans picked up their copies of the venerable Commercial Tribune one day last week to read in a front-page box that the paper would "cease and terminate with this issue." It had been bought by the Democratic Enquirer, its dominant and sole rival in the morning field. To the casual reader of the announcement the "purchase" might have been effected the day before. Actually it took place in 1911 when a representative of the late famed John R. McLean, founder and publisher of the Enquirer, paid $420,000 at private auction...

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