Business & Finance: War in Montana

Said the Butte (Mont.) Miner, editorially, last week:

"The history of journalism in Montana would read like the history of ... the most ancient of professions. Its history of late years is a most sordid and ugly record of daily newspapers owned and controlled by The Big Company and prostituted to its dirty work of controlling public opinion. These are the scarlet creatures of Montana journalism. The circulation and advertising of the Butte Miner have increased surprisingly since it announced its independence and appealed to the people to make a stand against further inroads on their rights by—

—The Anaconda Company."

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