CAPITAL NEW DAILY JOURNAL [No title in original.]

THE ST. LOUIS REVEILLE is the bizarre and fanciful name given to a capital new daily journal, which has just made its appearance in the beautiful city of St. Louis. It is the child of we-don't-know-how-many fathers, but our old friends, CHARLES KEEMLE, with "Straws" FIELD, and "Phazma" FIELD, are its godfathers--a trio comprising an infinite degree of enterprise, tact, genius, and good feeling. We congratulate our contemporaries upon the dashing appearance of their sheet. It would be difficult to "comprehend" any three "vagrom men" of more ability to render the "Reveille" everything its readers could wish, and we extend to them, with unqualified gratification, "the right hand of fellowship."

Of the originality and aclevernewss of our friends, "MAT" and "JOE," our readers are well aware, and we shall keep them advised of any fluctuation in the state of the literary market, of St. Louis, by frequent extracts. A correspondent of their's does not "cotton to" the name of their journal, inasmuch as it is beat every morning, whereupon they urge that they have at least the consolation of doing the beating themselves, and make from "As You Like It," the following apt quotation :

Jacques--Rosalind is your love's name?

Orlando--Yes, just.

Jacques--I do not like her name.

Orlando--There was no thought of pleasing you at her christening.

Here are a few paragraphs from the "salutatory" of the editorial trio, &c., &c., &c.--[New York Spirit of the Times.

Notes: St. Louis Weekly Reveille 1.3 (29 July 1844): 20. (Interlibrary loan through Boatwright Library.)

Erin Bartels prepared this typescript.

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