The Press: Fast One

Within a week after the Citizens' Reconstruction Organization sent out anti-hoarding advertisements (TIME, Feb. 29) some 300 newspapers had published (or agreed to publish) them free of charge— first among them the Chicago Daily News whose publisher, Col. William Franklin Knox, is chairman of the C. R. 0. First to refuse publicly was the Manhattan tabloid Daily News whose publisher, Joseph Medill Patterson, is of the great family that publishes the potent Chicago Tribune. His editorial retort to his Chicago rival: "Col. Knox and his committee have now undertaken to pull what...

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