The Press: Bemedaled Chroniclers

On the eve of San Francisco's general strike last month, quiet-spoken Publisher George Toland Cameron of the Chronicle took rooms for his newshawks at a hotel across the street from his plant, filled his basement with foodstuffs, bided his time. When the strike hit the city's food supply, he fed his employes in the Chronicle's cooking school on the second floor of his Gothic building, cheered up photographers who returned from the embattled Embarcadero with smashed cameras, had a pat on the back for red-eyed, coughing newshawks...

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