National Affairs: Copley Press

Ira Clifton Copley, who used to represent the eleventh district, Ill., in the U. S. House, and whose success with public utilities and small-town newspapers in Illinois (Springfield State Journal, Elgin Courier, Joliet Herald News, etc.) lately encouraged him to buy 19 small newspapers in California (the San Diego Union, Pasadena Evening Post, Hollywood News, Hermosa Daily Breeze, Venice Evening Vanguard, etc.), was disturbed last week, while traveling in Europe, by a cablegram from home. In the U. S. Senate, Nebraska's caustic Norris had hinted that Publisher-Magnate Copley was buying up newspapers...