The Press: Crazytown

Denver, ridden by a newspaper war between Gambler-Publisher Fred G. Bonfils with a morning and evening Post and the Scripps-Howard syndicate with a morning and evening News (TIME, Feb. 14), continued in its crazy aspect of wildcat frontier town. Last week the Post's frantic efforts for circulation included: A spectacle to signalize the Denver auto show: "The next thing on the Denver Post's free amusement program, ladies and gentlemen,* will be a thrilling leap for death by 75 world-famous Autoarabs, the tumbling Gas Anns, the Leaping Lenas of motordom's circus world." Army tanks...

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