The Press: Journal Invictus

When a new city administration, led by State Senator James F. Murray Jr., was elected in Jersey City last May, one of its first aims was to get revenge on the Jersey Journal (circ. 101,162), which had editorially supported an opposition slate hand-picked by Democratic Boss John V. Kenny. Murray's men transferred all city legal advertising to the rival Hudson Dispatch (circ. 58,037), refused to give out any information to Journal newsmen (TIME, June 3), even scheduled public meetings so that major stories would break too late for the evening Journal but in time for the morning Dispatch.

Though his men were...

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