Joplin Globe, 1/21/48
I 1 am NEWSPAPER PLANT TO COST 5348,000 Springfield Newspaper A w a Contract to Rebuild Structure Destroyed by Fire. Springfield, Mo., Jan. 20.--*Â»-- Sam E. Davl*, genera, contractor of Springfield, today wa* awarded a $348,000 contract to rebuild the plant of Springfield Newspaper*,!" Inc., President T. W. Duvall announced. The newspaper*' plant was destroyed by fire last March 27. Duval] *aid construction OB the new plant will begin Immediately. Davis was the low bidder among five construction firm*.