Business & Finance: To Arouse the People

As a cub reporter on the Omaha World-Herald in the early 1900s, Henry Doorly held his job mainly because he was the publisher's prospective son-in-law. But he went to town as an advertising salesman, quickly became advertising manager, then business manager. Last week Salesman Doorly, publisher of the World-Herald since 1934, helped Donald Nelson sell other U.S. publishers on a worthy idea: arousing the people to gather steel scrap.

Smiling, hustling Henry Doorly had himself demonstrated how. In the World-Herald he put on a whirlwind drive to make all Nebraska scrap-conscious. In full-page...

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