The Press: Fireworks in Memphis

For one minute last January, Boss Edward Hull Crump was Mayor of Memphis, Tenn. His sole official act was to cancel his city's invitation to the American Newspaper Guild to hold its seventh annual convention in Memphis. Said Boss Crump: "You will not be welcome."

Last week, nevertheless, 150 Guild delegates met in Memphis without Boss Crump's blessing. Chief issue before them was a factional fight over the re-election of a small group of Manhattan executives (including Vice President Milton Kaufman, Secretary & Treasurer Victor Pasche, both paid officials, and Vice President Morris Watson, paid by C. I. O. as a...

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