The Press: Contempt in Denver

The Scripps-Howard Rocky Mountain News in Denver enjoyed a field day last week at the expense of its arch-enemy Publisher Frederick G. Bonfils of the Denver Post. It seized the opportunity to spread upon its pages with impunity the following allegations about swaggering Publisher Bonfils:

That he "hijacked and blackmailed Harry Sinclair and his associates of $250,000 in 1924 on a threat that he would expose their Teapot Dome activities."

That he conducted a confidence game in the sale of lots in an alleged Oklahoma City, Tex.

That he operated a crooked lottery...

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