DALLAS JOURNAL. The Dallas Journal, a six-day afternoon newspaper, was established on April 1, 1914, by Alfred H. Belo and Company, publishers of the Dallas Morning News, with Tom Finty, Jr., as editor, Harry Clay Withers as city editor, and Hilton R. Greer as chief editorial writer. Its strong editorial page was later edited by Lynn W. Landrum. Both in news coverage and editorial positions, this spritely journalistic enterprise was concerned mainly with local and state affairs, although it was an early advocate of a league of nations to promote world peace. It was sold on July 1, 1938, to Karl Hoblitzelle and Alfred O. Andersson of Dallas, who consolidated it with the Dallas Dispatch under the name of Dispatch-Journal. The name reverted to Dallas Dispatch when the paper was sold on December 1, 1939, to James M. West of Houston, whose heirs discontinued its publication in 1942.
WPA Historical Records Survey Program, Texas Newspapers (Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1941).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Sam Hanna Acheson, "DALLAS JOURNAL," accessed April 08, 2020, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/eed11.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Modified on June 26, 2019. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.