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In Years Past

December 7, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, the past Monday morning a bright-eyed, smiling-faced little man walked into the office of The Journal and announced that he was "Noodles" Fagan, he was going to be in town for a week at the Lyric Theater and he would like to go into partnership with The Journal for the week. "As soon as I got into town this morning," said Fagan, "I called on several of the merchants as is my custom wherever I go and asked them which paper in town had the ginger and the go and reached the good solid homes of the city and every one of them without exception told me The Journal." Fagan had been a poor newsboy a few years ago.



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