Press: Transplant from Shanghai

Fortnight ago the Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury set a new record. During the Civil War the Memphis Commercial Appeal scurried to Grenada, Miss., Atlanta and Columbus, Ga. with Union armies breathing down its inky neck. During 1936 floods Pittsburgh papers left their soaked plants, took up stance in neighboring cities. But the Post & Mercury last week appeared in Manhattan, 10,000 miles away from home base.

Cornelius V. Starr, a 50-year-old, California-born businessman took a 'round-the-world tour in 1919. His first and last stop was Shanghai. He opened a small insurance business...

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