Newspapers are to the body politic what arteries are to the human body, their function being to carry blood and sustenance and repair to every part of the body.
Newspapers are the Bibles of worldlings.
How diligently they read them!
Here they find their law and profits,
their judges and chronicles,
their epistles and revelations.
IMPORTANCE OF NEWSPAPERS - TOM'S PAGE
The advertisements in a newspaper are more full of knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.