The Press: New Daily in Mississippi

This week, out of a brand-new printing press in Jackson, Miss., rolled a new daily: Jackson's State Times. The paper was launched with about $1,000,000 put up by 868 stockholders as an answer to the monopoly of the Hederman family's Jackson Clarion-Ledger and Daily News (TIME, Nov. 8). For its first run, the afternoon State Times printed more than 40,000 copies of a neatly made-up 32-page issue. State Times Chairman Dumas Milner, millionaire manufacturer and Chevrolet dealer who led the movement to start the newspaper, said that the State Times already had between...

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