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Publication Name:

The People’s Gazette

Years in print:

1871- 1873


The initial number of the People’s Gazette was issued July 18, 1871. It was published under the auspices of the “People’s Gazette Association.”…The editorial duties were performed by the different stockholders until 1872, when Mr. Saltiel became publisher. The name was changed to the East St. Louis Daily Press.

(From the History of St. Clair County, Illinois by Brink, McDonough & Co. 1881).

“Published Weekly by People’s Gazette Assn. (Vital Jarrot, Pres; L.M. St. John, treas; E.M. Witler, secy.)”
In 1871 “Published weekly by John Macaulay” E. H. Saltiel, managing editor. “Official Journal of the City.” East St. Louis.

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