Press: Strikers' Sheetlet

A staff of reporters and editors, turned loose in a newspaper composing room to put their own copy into type, could produce little more than a few garbled lines. Last week a group of compositors started a daily newspaper for which they not only set type, but also made a creditable showing at gathering, writing and editing the news.

The printer-publishers were onetime typesetters on the Springfield (Mass.) Republican, Union (morning & evening) and Daily News, on strike since last month (TIME, May 27). When the strike occurred, hard-boiled Sherman Hoar Bowles, owner of...

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