Atchison Daily Champion
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Frankfort -- The National Headlight is a paper edited and localized with considerable ability. It publisher is S. B. Todd. The Headlight is the leading Greenback organ in northern Kansas.
Our old friend, S. H. Dodge, has taken hold of the Beloit Gazette in place of John Coulter....Beloit and Atchison are neighbors since the Central Branch (railroad) has changed the meaning of the word distance, and it is a pleasure to have Dodge so near. Dodge was one of the good boys who worked in the old Lawrence Journal offices, for whose society this destroyer of black lead forsook the gilded splendors of the editorial room below and "writ pieces" on a table in the composing room under the skylight....It was worthwhile to clamber up the dark stairs and suffer tropic heat and arctic cold, as everyone did in that old ranche, to be with such a lot of men....Charley Mansfield, the best-natured printer who ever summoned a smile at 2:00 a.m., is in California. Little Wingert, the Communist,...was found dead a year or two ago....Ed Harris, the foreman years ago, transferred his skill and spectacles to the State Printing House at Topeka, and now Dodge, after publishing the Garnett Plaindealer and doing various other things, comes to the front at Beloit.