The Press: Omaha Monopoly

As long as his plump World-Herald continued to get nearly three-fourths of Omaha's newspaper revenue, cautious Publisher Henry Doorly was glad to have William Randolph Hearst's afternoon Bee News drone about, frightening away any stronger competition. But last week when the concluding edition of the long-doomed Bee News went to press at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, Publisher Doorly was in Chicago to hand Hearst representatives a $750,000 check for the Bee News plant and its 95,000 circulation.

End of the Bee News was also said to be the end of Mr. Hearst's three-month...