The Press: Gannett's Eagle

Frank Ernest Gannett, chain-paper publisher of Rochester, N. Y., went quietly to Brooklyn last week. There he completed a dicker terminating negotiations which have dragged on two years and more, realizing an ambition of many years. He took control of the distinguished old Daily Eagle, which during all the 87 years of its existence had been under the continuous ownership of a family group. _ Two upstate publishers thus became rivals in the huge, various New York City newspaper field. For only last August, another chain-paper man, Paul Block, bought the Brooklyn Standard-Union....

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