Printter and Publisher
John M. Johnstoun, printer and publisher, of LIon-
dont, has made an assignment.
The Economist Printing Comtipaniy, of London,
have recently made an assignment to tlie Lotndon and
Western Trtusts Company.
A new paper, the Tilbhur Star, has Ieen lautincled
in Tilbury village iunlder the manageameent ot C. A.
Burnes, of the NMerlin MAirror. It is sa cleant lo?king
and newsy sheet.
Rotmal D)orschild, wvho severed his connection with
tlie Galt Reformer some time ago, in whose service he
lhad acted for fourteern years as foreman of the lnews
room, left last month for Brandon, Man.
The S. M. Coinger Co., who have published the
Pictolr (azette for a great nnutiber of years, have re-
tired fromii active business . E i Weldon Sherriff, who
New Building of Forest Free Press
has been an employe of the paper for years, will be the
W. V. Uttley, managing editor of the Berlin News-
Record, was elected Mayor -f that town by the close
majority of four votes. Mr. Uttley was previously
Reeve of the town, and for three years clhairimal of the
D. J. Grant, proprietor of the Gravenrhurst Banner,
has purchased the Graveilhurst Herald, the Opposition
paper, which was started in February, 90o5. The
Banner, established in 1878, is low the only paper in
southern Muskoka. Mr. Marks,,former proprietor of
the Herald, has gone west.
Edward James Darragh, until recently in Bramp-
ton with the Copeland-Chatterson Company, has pur-
chased the Dufferin Post, Orangeville. Mr. Darragh
is no stranger in Orangeville, having been foremsan of
the mechanical department of the Post some years ago.
Cyrus Finlay Allison, a traveling representative of
the London Printing & Lithographing Company, was
found dead in his bed at the Vendome Iotel, Sarnia,
on the morning of January 9th. Death resulted fron
physical collapse. Mr. Allison was fortmerly connected
with the London Advertiser.
The Picton Times issued a special number in the
interests of the dairy industry of Prince Edward
county, a convention of dairymen being held there
early in the month. The edition was profusely illis-
trated, there being upwards of one hundred and
twenty-five half-tone reproductions.
While installing a new linotype mlachine, a
idonble-decker," in the office of the Guelph Herald,
L. Cunninghaml, machinist for the Canadian Linotype
Co., of Monttreal, had his arm broken and the muscle
badlv torn and crushed. The machine was the first
of its kind sent out by the Montreal factory.
At a recent meeting of the pupils of the Ottawa
Collegiate Institute it was decided to publish a maga-
zine in connect?otn with that institution, calling it the
"Vox I ycei." The publication will consist of from I6
to 20 pages, the cost to be defrayed by the income from
advertising. The first nmnber will appear abont the
first of February.
Wednesdtay, Decenmber i8th. was the day of pub-
lication of the Christmas number of the Hanmilton
Timtes. The issue consisted of 40 pages, excltsive of
a four-page color supplement. The paper looked par-
ticularly hright and attractive, the principal headings
being brought out in red ink. A goodly portion of the
advertisements were also worked out in two colors.
The Perth County Herald have decided to return
to the weekly edition after having tried for somie time
the twice-a-week. This is because of the conviction
that there is no special call for ai issue midway be-
tween a daily and a weekly. This has been the experi-
ence elsewhere also. The Owen Sound Times soime
titme ago changed from weekly to twice-a-week, and a
fecw weeks ago changed back again.
An interesting feature in a recent issue of the
Oracle, published by the studentts of Woodstock Colle-
giate, is a list of names of some of those who gradu-
ated from the school between 1855 and i88o, a roll of
honor, in whicli are the names of many who are or
have been prominent in the life of the city, and tlie
nation. The Oracle is a newsy little ml?agazine, and
particularly interesting'to those who are or have been
identified with the school.
The firmn of A. & C. Boehmer, Berlin, have recently
been incorporated under the nanme of A. & C. Boeh-
mer, t imited, the share capital to be forty thousand
dollars. The comipainy will continue, as heretofore, to
mantifacture paper and card board boxes and other
paper aind card board goods. The provisional direc-
tors of the new company are: Auguist Boehmer,
Charles Stoltz Boehmer, Alfred Boehmner, George
Boehmier and Arthur Bell Pollock, all of Berlin.
A new magazine, "The Canadian Homte Monthly,"
will miake its appearance to the public about the I5th
February. The magazine will be purely Canadian ini
its contents, aiming to be of special interest to the
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