The Press: T. P.

When William Randolph Hearst discontinued his unprofitable Rochester Journal last year, 400 men and women lost their jobs on 24 hours' notice, the Rochester newspaper field was left to the morning Democrat and Chronicle and the evening Times-Union, both owned by restless Roosevelt-Baiter Frank Ernest Gannett. The homeless Hearstlings decided that they and Rochester could use an independent daily. This week, after a year's hunt for financial backers, the first issue of the Rochester Evening News, edited by Roosevelt-Backer David Edwin Kessler, appeared on the streets.

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