The Press: A Strike Ended

The average New Yorker is a European and the average European has a tough stomach. It was perhaps on this account that New Yorkers were able to assimilate " combined " newspapers for ten days during a pressmen's strike (TiMB, Oct. 1). By the tenth day the strike had dissipated its force and New York newspapers resumed their separate identities.

President Berry of the International Pressmen's Union had dissolved the local union which struck without sanction and had negotiated new and more favorable terms with the newspapers. Samuel Gompers telegraphed Major Berry:...

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