Council Grove Republican
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The White City Whig has changed hands, G. W. Simpson having purchased it.
The White City Whig has changed its name and is now issued under the title of the Morris County News.
Dill & Bell will commence the publication of a newspaper at Hope, where a little more than a year ago they started the Herald and then sold it to other parties. Their venture at Windsor, Mo., didn't prove to be a very flattering success.
Before us lies the first issue of the Garden City Herald, a neat daily published by J. R. Graham.
We acknowledge the receipt of the Chico Advertiser, published at Chico, Saline County, one of the new towns on the T.S.&W.
The Burlington Republican was destroyed by fire not long since and the proprietors have since purchased the Patriot. The new paper named the Republican-Patriot is a beauty.
The Republican and Cosmos, having been burned out by the late fire at Council Grove, the two papers have consolidated. -- ElDorado Republican.
I must respectfully...ask all indebted to me, either for subscription prior to Sept. 17th, the day of the fire, for job work or on private account to call and settle at once. My losses are so great and my necessities are such, I must collect the balances due....Books at Cosmos-Republican office. O. S. Munsell.
Some of our friends complain "that we have too many advertisements, too little reading matter, since the fire," and there has been some reason for their complaints....Others say "you do not give us the local news as heretofore." To some extent this also has been true, but...one editor has been called away again and again to the cities and is now absent trying to restore to our office its wonted facilities lost in the fire. The other has been compelled to give his time to the work of trying to rebuild his burnt business houses, which must be done at once....We are compelled to haul our forms to Emporia and print our paper there. We bought a press promptly. It came to hand promptly, but it is not the size promised us....Dear friends, bear with us a little till our new press comes....
We print this week both sides of the paper. We are now equipped with one of the best offices in central Kansas; all our machinery is new and of the best description. We have for the past two months worked under many disadvantages....With our immense circulation, nearly 2,000, we have thought that we should and could give our people a better paper than ever before....
I have put the subscription accounts of the Republican, up to Oct. 1, 1886, in the hands of Hugh Stewart for collection. At that date the paper passed into the hands of F. E. Munsell & Co....My losses by the great fire in September were so heavy, and the pressure upon me for money so great, that I am compelled to collect the balances due me at once.... -- O. S. Munsell.
Our old friend, J. Q. White, who for a number of years was special pension examiner for Kansas and Missouri, has recently purchased the Council Grove Republican and he takes to editorial work like unto a duck to water.... -- Burlington Independent.
Our Bow. After a short interval the writer again greets the patrons of the Republican as editor and proprietor of the consolidated newspapers. The history of the several changes in the proprietorship of the office since the memorable fire of Sept. 19th is familiar to all. The two offices came out of the fire with little left save the subscription lists, name and good will of each....The name of the Cosmos will be dropped and that of the Republican, as the older name,...will be continued....The undersigned received his earliest inspirations for good or evil in a printing office.... -- W. F. Waller.
Our esteemed contemporary, the Guard, came out last week in an improved form, laying aside the folio and putting on the quarto form. The Guard looks well in its new dress and, under the management of Mr. Dill, is proving a well conducted paper. Council Grove can now boast of two strong, healthy newspapers....Each of the leading political parties has its organ....