James S. Pike
, William Hi. Fry
, George Ripley, George M. Snow
, Bayard Taylor
, F. J. Ottarson
, William Newman
, B. Brock
way, Solon Robinson
, and Donald C. Henderson
We perceive also that Mr. Ottarson
is the City
Editor, and that his assistants are in number fourteen. One of these keeps an eye on the Police, chronicles arrests, walks the hospitals in search of dreadful accidents, and keeps the public advised of the state of its health.
Three report lectures and speeches.
Another gathers items of intelligence in Jersey City
, and parts adjacent.
Others do the same in Brooklyn
One gentleman devotes himself to the reporting of fires, and the movements of the military.
Two examine and translate from the New York papers which are published in the German, French
and Spanish languages.
Then, there is a Law Reporter, a Police Court Reporter, and a Collector of Marine Intelligence.
Proceeding down the formidable catalogue, we discover that the Marine Bureau
(in common with the Associated Press
) is under the charge of Commodore John T. Hall
, who is assisted by twelve agents and reporters.
Besides these, the Tribune has a special “Ship news editor.”
The “Telegraphic Bureau” (also in common with the Associated Press
) employs one general agent
and two subordinates, (one at Liverpool
and one at Halifax
,) and fifty reporters in various parts of the country.
The number of regular and paid correspondents is thirty-eight—eighteen foreign, twenty home.
The remaining force of the Tribune, as we are informed by the Directory, is, Thos. McElrath
, chief of the department of publication, assisted by eight clerks; Thos. N. Rooker
, foreman of the composing-room, with eight assistant-foremen (three by day, five by night), thirty-eight regular compositors, and twenty-five substitutes; George Hall, foreman of the press-room, with three assistants, sixteen feeders, twenty-five folders, three wrapper-writers, and three boys.
Besides these, there are four proof-readers, and a number of miscellaneous individuals.
It thus appears that the whole number of persons employed upon the paper is about two hundred and twenty, of whom about one hundred and thirty devote to it their whole time.
The Directory further informs us that the proprietors of the establishment are sixteen in number—namely, seven editors, the publisher, four clerks, the foreman of the composing-room,