The Press: Anywhere, Everywhere

Since February, newspapermen have been increasingly sure that William Randolph Hearst is, for the first time in his career, retrenching. The following deals are pertinent evidence :

He sold two tabloids, New York Daily Mirror and Boston Advertiser, to Alexander Pollock Moore, U. S. Ambassador to Peru, for a price which was said to be dirt cheap. (It was even hinted that this was a "dummy" sale and that Hearst privately remains the financial angel of the two tabloids.)

He killed his third tabloid, Baltimore American, by merging it with his full-sized Baltimore News....

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