Clyde C. Newkirk (August 29, 1870 - May 15, 1938), who published under the pseudonym, Newton "Newt" Newkirk was an American humorist. He produced a comic strip and various humorous publications. 
Newkirk was hired by the Boston Post in 1901. His Bingville Bugle comic strip inspired Bing Crosby's first name after it was his nickname as a child. In the comic strip, Bingo was pear-shaped with protruding ears.
- http://credo.library.umass.edu/view/full/muph061-sl529-i001 Vintage photo of Newkirk
- "Newton Newkirk (Newkirk, Newton, 1870-1938) | The Online Books Page". onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
- "#TBT: The satirical Boston newspaper column that gave Bing Crosby his name". Boston.com. 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
- firstname.lastname@example.org, Bill Caldwell. "Bill Caldwell: The Bingville Bugle poked fun at life in a rural community". Joplin Globe. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
- "Bingville Bugle". leonardodesa.interdinamica.net. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
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