home or family. The low price at which it will be
placed on the market will enable it to be read by the
thousands of people who cannot afford to subscribe to
the higher priced periodicals. Tile Canadian Hotime
Monthly Putblishing Company, of Brantford, are the
Ross & Ross, rinters, Leadere Iane, Toronto,
have issued a circular advertising their "Rush work
departmnent." Thev are making a specialty of turn-
ing out work on a few mtomients' notice, and claim
that the standard of work will ?lot be'sacrificed.
On the eve of his departure for a trip arotlnd the
world, the staff of the Guelpli Herald presented H.
Gumrmer, thle proprietor, with a hanldsotile pair of field
andl marine glasses and case. Mr. Gumiirer, with his
wife and daughter, intends first visiting tlie Old Coun-
try, and after spending abotut six weeks there, they
proceed to Paris, Geloa, Naples, Romne, Florence,
Milan, etc., and tlhen sail to Columlbo, C eyloln. Froim
Ceylon they will go to India and Blurmrah, rremaianing
there about a monithi. They will thenli proceed to iHotng
K(ong and thence to Japan. After leaving Japan they
travel by one of the Empresses, of the Canadiati Paci-
fic line, to \Victoria iald V'atcotiver, returiiiig tl hoie
Cover De.ign Modelled n Ctiy
via. C.P.R. through the Rockies. They expect to be
away about five months.
Thlie accompa?nying illu?stration gives a view of the
new Forest Free Press building, into which the busi-
iiness was moved last month. The buildingt was plan-
ned and erected on lines specially adapted to the re-
quirements of a printing liouse, is 30ox5 feet in size,
with basement, ground andl second floors. The Free
Press occntpies basemeuit and ground floor. Alwtnd-
ance of light, a great necessity, is secured by large
plate and prism windows in front, and eight
wiindows iii the south side and rear end. The
south side being along the G . T. p. roperty is
iot obscutred by other buildings. The effices, compos-
ing, job and printing departments are laid out in the
most convenient manner that can be designed, greatly
facilitating the work. Tlie building is of concrete
blocks, and is in every respect as nearly fireproof as
possible. The heating and lighting equipments up-to-
dlate in every way, and everything combined mnakes it
one of the best of country printing establishments.
The cost of the site and building was about $3,000.
Printer and Pubsher
W. Macdonald, reportorial staff of the Ottawa
Citizen, spent his New Year holiday in Montreal.
The Quebec Daily Telegraph have recently
moved into their new buildindg.
Frank ,. Crossley, Maritime representative of
tle MacLean tratle newspapers, is in Montreal at
W. Crutri has taken Frank Calder's place as
sporting editor of the Witniess. Mr. Calder is with
Montreal newspaper reporters are trying to
arratge for lhotme and home hockey games with the
Ottawa pencil pushers.
Announcement is made that La Patrie will be
published in future without any change in the man-
agement, the death of IHon. Mr. Tarte not affecting
tle tpaper in tle least.
The business departnment of the Standard has
liad prepared a very tneat and useful one-foot rtle
which is being distributed am ong the paper's ad-
vertisers. Printer atnd Publisher is in receipt of
Tlie first issue of the new Quebec paper,
'Action Sociale, made its appearance on Saturday,
.)ecember 2 st. The paper consisted of twelve
pages al ct d contained a number of interesting
Mv most evettful Christmas, was the subject on
which h each ember of the editorial staff of the
Montreal Herald related a story. The several stor-
ies. cleverly illustrated, were published in the
Christmas issue of that paper, and were one of the
most interesting features of the edition.
Fred Davy, of the editorial staff of the Ottawa
Citizen, spent a few days in Montreal, having come
down to see his friend, F. C. Anstey, who was un-
fortuinate enough recently to shoot himself in the
foot while cleaning a gun. Mr. Anstey is secre-
tarv to Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, and accompaniel
tlie C.P.R. resident's three sons on their trip
around the world a year ago.
The Montreal Press Club monthly dinniers
which were looked forward to with such interest
int past winters seem destined to be reckoned among
things of the past, as none have been held this
season and no arrangements apparently are being
tnade owing to the lack of interest displayed in the
club bv the majority of newspaper workers
The Carnegie Hero Commission at its fourth
annual meeting held in Pittsburg on January I5th,
awarded to William Gilmour, aged 34, a printer, a
silver medal and $I,ooo to pay mortgage on house.
Mr. Gilmour, on July I, 1905, leaped from the deck
of a St. Lawrence River steamer in an attempt to
rescue John A. Moorehouse, aged Io, who had fallen
from the third deck.
The salaries of the editors of the Municipal
Gazette were increased by the City Council at a
recent meeting when raises were granted to prac-
tically the entire staff of City Hall employees. L.
). Demontigny, editor, was raised from $1,825 to
$2o000; C. Smith, assistant editor, from $I,ooo to
$1,Ioo; 0. Gagnon, translator, to $925. The amount
voted for the printing of the paper was $2,750.