The Press: What About Eleanor?

Last week 250 A.F.L. teletype operators of the United Press struck for a wage increase of $7.50 a week and temporarily cut off the news service. (One New York operator quit right in the middle of a bulletin about the strike.)

As U.P. service was resumed on an emergency basis with bureau managers and staffers operating machines, some lines got snarled with teletype hookups of non-newspaper companies. In Des Moines, the Tribune got a phone call from the Watson Bros. Transportation Co. Said a baffled trucker: "We've got a column by Eleanor Roosevelt down here. What do you want us to do...

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