The Press: Parlor, Bedroom & Bath

St. Louis, whose big three daily newspapers are closed by a strike, got itself a new paper last week. Its publishers (the Newspaper Guildsmen and three backshop unions of the strike-bound Post-Dispatch, the Star-Times and Globe-Democrat) hoped it would not live long. So did St. Louis readers, who found the skimpy four pages of its first issue an inadequate substitute. To start their St. Louis Daily News, Guildsmen wangled a first allotment of 16¼ tons of newsprint from WPB (which will allow any new daily paper that much), persuaded a south St. Louis neighborhood publisher to print it,* and hired an...

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