Newspaper Days, 1899-1906

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In the second volume of his autobiography, Mencken recalls his early years as a reporter. On January 16, 1899, H.L. Mencken applied for a job with the Baltimore Morning Herald, much to the editor's amusement. But Mencken persisted, and came back to the offices night after night until finally, in February, the editor sent him out into a blizzard to see if anything worth printing was happening on the snow-covered streets. Soon, Mencken was assigned to the police beat, and then to ...

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Overview

In the second volume of his autobiography, Mencken recalls his early years as a reporter. On January 16, 1899, H.L. Mencken applied for a job with the Baltimore Morning Herald, much to the editor's amusement. But Mencken persisted, and came back to the offices night after night until finally, in February, the editor sent him out into a blizzard to see if anything worth printing was happening on the snow-covered streets. Soon, Mencken was assigned to the police beat, and then to city hall, where the really big crooks worked.

Mencken learned his craft so well that by 1901 he became the Herald 's Sunday editor, and by 1906 was hired as an editor of the Baltimore Sun, where he quickly attracted a national following. Sustained by a steady diet of crabs, cigars, whiskey, and beer, he haunted Baltimore's jails and courtrooms, its churches, theaters, and saloons, and chased fire wagons, interviewed cops and coroners, battled politicians and crusaders, and raced back to the newsroom to beat his deadline by a second or two.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801853401
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Maryland Paperback Bookshelf Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

H. L. Mencken was born in Baltimore in 1880 and remained a lifelong resident. Opinionated and controversial, his column for the Baltimore Sun earned him a national reputation. He died in 1956.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    Jason

    Hi can i like work here as a reporter to find ads

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2013

    Dence forest

    Here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

    Devin

    Hi i am am 15 and wondering if i could be a intern here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    Jade

    Story: Secrets Uncovered on Jeran Road by Jade. Chapter three is out! Melody result one!
    Groups:
    Aquaclan! Led by Leopardstar. Has died out and we need a deputy and medicine cat, which will be chosen tomorrow night! Wave result one!
    Freedom Chasers! We are down to just me and another animal! We accept all animals, colors, powers, everything! We have had an owl, a snake, even a mouse and a hybrid!
    There are two Leaders. I am one of them. Second one will be chosen when enough join. There can be one or two Luietenants, or deputies, which will also be chosen later. There can also be multiple Healers, who can have a mate and kits. Fighters are equivelant to Warriors. Please join at unite!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    Add

    Twilightcla at 'eternity'

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    Thank u

    Thank u:D

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    To reporter

    Dont let brakenfur into ur clan! He is a evil shapeshifter an just tryed to kill me!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    AD:

    Want to be any animal.........even more than one? Then go to 'sjr' result one!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2013

    ADD THIS

    LakeClan at Water Score res 1! We need cats! Leader: Wavestar, Deputy: Fireclaw! Special Clan-Exclusive positions available! Join today!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2014

    Deimos

    Wrong! Go back and try again. ~&Delta

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2013

    To mewspaper

    Put in when shaddowskey says when scourge of bloodclan gives you lemons YOU GIVE THEM BACK he said throwing one at scourge and he laughed and did it again remember kits when scourge gives u lemons give them back

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2013

    To gwendolyn scratch

    Hey is it alright if i help? Im Jade Hoard

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2013

    Info

    A kittypet has breams of star furred cats he name is mist.<p>
    A kit with snow white fur needs a home. She is bleeding from her left eye in a pile of leaves at forest result four.<p>
    A artic wolf needs a home contact her at forest result five.<p>
    A fox needs a home contact her at forest result six.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Info

    Swiftkit kit of heatherpond has stop rping

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Urgent!

    Jordan is currantly on a serial route! He is bombing clans and telling Spottedkit to commit sui <_>ci<_>de! ((At valor res one, if you want to read about it or try to stop her.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Info!!!

    Clans- awhile ago Leafclan was attacked by the half scorpion deathstalker and left the clan devastated. Right after one of the most injured cats Tinyblossom kitted five kits and almost died. She was heartbroken when she was kitting her (unnamed) mate wasnt there for her. She is still sad hes gone and now her kits have disappeared! Leopardpaw Lightningpaw Blossompaw and Hollypaw are gone. Only Fadepaw remains. Tinyblossom is devastated for her kin is all gone except for Fadepaw. THERE IS A STORY AT cloudy. It is called Mintclouds Past and Cinderstorm is wondering if she should continue!! That is all.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Valorclan is at valor res three

    Not valorclan res three.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2013

    Add this!

    Mysteryflower of AshClan just had three kits: Shatteredkit, Greenkit, and Jaykit. Congratulations!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    To repprter

    Please tell everyone to read my story at 'ezpz' all results

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2013

    WHERE THE FUDGE IS THE MEWSPAPER???????

    RIGHT IT LIKE YOU PROMISED!!!!!!!

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