The Press: New Daily, Mckinnon Up

Newspaper competition comes next week to war-big San Diego (estimated pop. 390,000; 1940 pop. 203-341). Clinton Dotson McKinnon announced that the first edition of his New Dealish evening Journal would be published on St. Patrick's Day (because his mother was Irish). The Journal will break the San Diego general newspaper monoply of rich, myopic, 79-year-old Colonel Ira Clifton Copley owner of the arch-Republican morning Union (circ. 44,359) and evening Tribune-Sun (circ. 74,954).*

The Colonel's challenger, Clinton McKinnon, 37 is little bigger than an outsize jockey. It has taken him only about three years to...

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