The Press: Strike Over

St. Louis' 21-day shutdown of three newspapers ended. The strike-born Daily News, published in the last week of the strike by the unions, with an all-star staff recruited from the struck dailies, promptly went out of business. It had made $7,000 in five days' operations by a method it hoped the bosses would never use. The method: no salaries, just a dollar a day lunch money to everybody.

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