Business: Two Worlds

One morning last week the New Dealing Philadelphia Record front-paged two copyrighted stories which took up five of eight top-column positions. The story which the Record had first in Philadelphia ran under a three-column headline: PAINT MAKER GIVES 76 EMPLOYES $100,000 SO THEY CAN START YEAR FREE FROM DEBT, CALLS IT HIS CONTRIBUTION TO NEW DEAL.

The other story, which was no scoop, had a two-column head: WIDENERS' $100,000 PARTY RIVALS GLITTER OF GILDED AGE; MUSIC ALONE COSTS $10,000.

Thus did Publisher Julius David Stern give texts for a sermon about "a $100,000 blowout for...

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