The Press: Helena Reads Again

If the White House should burn to the ground this week, citizens of Helena will read about it in their own two newspapers. If such an event had happened during the past three months, the highly literate citizens of Montana's capital (pop. 11,803) would have had to get their news elsewhere.

In mid-May Helena's union printers went on strike, asking higher wages. The arch-Democratic Independent (Montana's oldest) and the arch-Republican Record-Herald stopped publication.

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