Samuel Emory Thomason, onetime general manager of the Chicago Tribune,
purchased last week for some $2,000,000 the Chicago Daily Journal,
oldest newspaper in Chicago (founded in 1844). Associated with him in
the purchase was John Stewart Bryan, handsome publisher of the
Richmond, Va., News-Leader. The late John C. Eastman had willed the
Daily Journal to five employes before his death in 1925.
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