The Press: Chattanooga's Milton

Last week in Chattanooga, Tennessee's third city, after many a postponement a new daily was born: George Fort Milton's evening Tribune. In Washington the Tribune was news because it brought Publisher Milton, an ardent New Dealer, back from unwilling retirement. In Chattanooga the Tribune was news because it revived a newspaper feud of some 16 years' standing.

When George Fort Milton Sr. died in 1924, Chattanooga had two dailies, both old and prosperous. One was the morning Times,* which the late, great Adolph Ochs used as a steppingstone to the New York Times. The other was Milton's evening News.

Publisher Milton left 31%...

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