The Press: Chattanooga Shakeup

Publishing peace came to Chattanooga, Tenn. last week. The peace brought new and greater Lebensraum for 40-year-old Groceryman Roy McDonald, who nine years ago started the Free Press to advertise his own grocery chain (60 stores) and succeeded so well that six years later he had driven to the wall George Fort Milton's once-powerful News.

In a deal which largely ends economic competition between Chattanooga's two remaining papers and puts them in a position to make wartime operating economies, Groceryman McDonald became president of a new company which will pool circulation, advertising...

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