Time Clock, Nov. 9, 1953

GASOLINE price wars will probably get livelier because of the unseasonably high stocks on hand. In Oklahoma City, prices dropped from 30¢to 23¢ a gal. and one eight-station chain has suspended operations; in some Pennsylvania areas, prices for regular grades have been chopped more than half, from 26¢ to 12½¢a gal.

UNION labor may soon have a daily newspaper on the West Coast.

The A.F.L.'s Teamsters' Union, headed by ambitious, bulletheaded Dave Beck, is reported to have paid $250,000 toward the purchase of the Los Angeles Daily News (circ. 188,453). Although News Publisher Robert L. Smith denied the report, union spokesmen say "there...

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