Eighteen Years of Steady Growth.
People do not want, nor will they buy, a poor newspaper. They demand a good newspaper---the best newspaper. And they will support it. The acid test is an increasing circulation. Below is given the circulation figures of the ALTOONA MIRROR for the past eighteen years. Examination shows that the average annual gain has been over 500 NEW SUBSCRIBERS A YEAR. This growth has been steady and substantial, and is not the result of premiums or voting contests. It is the reward that comes to the publisher who keeps his columns clean, wholesome, newsy, educational, uplifting and optimistic. The figures follow: