Press: Dismissal, Strike, Dismissal

Since its first national convention in St. Paul last summer the American Newspaper Guild has made friends here, enemies there. It got the Associated Press to adopt a five-day week, failed to win general pay rises from the Cleveland News. It won concessions on hours, wages and job-security from Scripps-Howard's New York World-Telegram, failed to get a written contract. It won a pipsqueak boycott against the Jamaica Long Island Press, suffered sharp internal pains because some Guild elements objected to the "labor union tendencies" of President Heywood Broun.

But all such happenings seemed...

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