Clipping bureaus and services in 1895.
FURNISH NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS. The Bafllncss Has Grown to Great Propor tion* In New York. There is n peculiar industry in Goth am which has grown to astonishing pro portions, lln, is the business of inniish ing newspaper clippings to individuals. firms and corporations. Thoronro half a dozen or these coucerns m Now York. which supply customers not only in tho, Unitod Slates, but in all parts of tho' world. . One of these newspaper clipping uureuuH rwcoivou an omcr irom tho Ha waiian government to send President JJoie all the notice*, editorials, cartoons and other published matter regarding ui»wuu, na Kuveruwi'Ub '«m its anitirs. Jbvery prominent author, actor, poli tician and professional man is nowni subscriber to one or more of tho clip ping bureaus, and n bnsy man rludo tho system very con vein out, for ho is ena bled, as it were, to road his newspapers dv proxy. lho manager of n Now York elinninp bnroan in speaking of tho peculiarities of his business said yesterday : "Many of our customers aro folks with fuds and hobbies. A' man sou t us an order recently for all items about two headed calves, three logged ohickons and other monstrofiiuoj - - . a leading politician or dered 100 Memorial day addresses, from which ho could compile a Fourth of Ju ly oration which lie liad engaged to de liver. Society belles arc beginning to rnako scnnibooks of their newspaper notices, and lho custom will doubtless become a regular social fad in titno. lho wives of piihlio men aro among lho Desc patrons or the clipping Pure; About tho strangest order we have is man or a dealer m tombstones and monuments. monuments. He l akos all tho death notices. ' ' —New York Commercial Advertiser.