The Press: Two Less

One night last week reporters and photographers for the Minneapolis evening Journal called their office for night assignments, got no answer. Those who went around to the Journal building on Fourth Street found files and other paraphernalia being carried out, piled in trucks lined up outside the door. Upstairs several linotype operators still worked. Most of the Journal's, 500 employes did not know just what had happened until noon the next day, when the first edition of the Minneapolis Star-Journal appeared. "Well," said one of the jobless 500 (150 of them later got jobs), "it looks like the Journal but feels...

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