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GERMAN CATHOLIC PRINTING COMPANY. In August 1872 it was announced that stockholders of the company had sold their shares in the LUXEMBURGER GAZETTE to Nicholas GONNER, Sr. and Theodore ALTMAN of Dubuque and Peter Schwind of St. Donatus. Mr. J. A. Koob had retired as editor and was replaced by Mr. Gonner who served as manager and editor. (1)

The 1874-1875 Dubuque City Directory stated that this business was located at 442 Main.



1. "Newspaper Sale," Dubuque Herald, August 15, 1872, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18720815&printsec=frontpage&hl=en