The Press: Power and the Press

When a hog-raiser buys a sausage-factory, nothing could seem more natural to the man-in-the-street.

Equally natural to the man in the streets of Boston seemed, at first, last week's news that International Paper Co., makers of newsprint on the banks of the St. Lawrence, had bought a half-interest in the Boston Publishing Co., publishers of the Boston Herald (morning) and Boston Traveler (evening), two of the most prosperous, of the Seventh City's many dailies.

The purchasers quietly explained: "The stock was acquired as a profitable investment in an allied business closely related to...

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