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Madison County Anzeiger History

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The Madison County Anzeiger was a German paper printed at Edwardsville. The first issue was made May 7, 1875. The publishers were C. Lohmann & Son, C. Lohmann, editor. The Anzeiger was at first Independent in politics, but in the political campaign of 1876 it supported Hayes and Wheeler, and from that time on until it discontinued it was a Republican paper. H.C. Lohmann retired from the Anzeiger May 9, 1878. It was continued by Mr. Lohmann, senior, for a short time after and then suspended.

(From The History of Madison County, Illinois by W.R. Brink & Co. 1882).