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  • “Reporting for the Mumfrey Despatch is serious business,” the editor intoned, as D.D. was hired.

    On Deadline

  • The Richmond Despatch is irate at the detention of the steam-rams at Liverpool, and declares that, if

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • I could find nothing of the schooners '"Despatch" or "Glib," I made many inquiries for the schooner "Washington," but could not find her.

    Between the Lines Secret Service Stories Told Fifty Years After

  • That afternoon, when I reached the "Despatch" office, I was commissioned to obtain certain political information from the Honorable

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • Mrs. Apperthwaite's (I dined at a restaurant near the "Despatch" office), and she was out of town for a little visit, her mother informed us, over the following Saturday and Sunday.

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • As I began to know some of my co-laborers on the "Despatch," and to pick up acquaintances, here and there, about town, I sometimes made Mr. Beasley the subject of inquiry.

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • Then, one afternoon, as I turned to leave him at the "Despatch" office, he asked me if I wouldn't drop in at his house the next day for

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • To a certain new reporter on the "Despatch" the stir and gayety of the streets meant little more than that the days had come when it was night in the afternoon, and that he was given fewer political assignments.

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • "Of course you'll be at the 'Despatch' office in the evenings, and can't be here."

    Beasley's Christmas Party

  • There were only two newspapers of any political influence in Wainwright, the "Despatch" and the "Journal," both operated in the interest of Beasley's party, and neither had "come out" for him.

    Beasley's Christmas Party

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