Press: Compromises

Five metropolitan newspapers pacified their restless laborers last week with compromises :

¶ In Portland, Ore., 245 printers on the Oregonian, News-Telegram and Journal went back to work after their five-day strike failed to win them a seven-hour day. The three papers ceased publication, cut local news off four big newspaper-con-trolled radio stations, persuaded neighboring publishers to send in no additional out-of-town papers. Starved for news and surfeited with months of lumber and teamsters' strikes, Portland had little sympathy for the printers. Portland editorial men, strongly non-Guild, offered no help, so the...