Th'1 MH39OM of Uit! Detroit Kvenlng Neus iMMfM iiuist wonderful. Prior to lts est:illU]imrnl no Detroit ilaily linl ever had a regular issue of over 5,000 copies. The founder of tlie News hoped to gain 10,000 subscribe, but deemed it wou UI bc l work of some yoarp. Notwithstandiug, tin: p4percloscd its first ycar witb a circuiation of 12,000. At three years it had reached 17,000, and 20,000 copies was tlien put at the limit of possibilfties. Bat 20,000 was reaclied and passt'il in tlie fall of 187S, since which period the growth has been steady and constant, until to-day it execeds 33,000 copies per day - a circuiation surpassed by but few daily nuwspapers in the United States. And all tlii bas been won by sheer merit alone.