Press: Hoople v. Puffle

During the dry deliberations at the annual meeting of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association in Manhattan fortnight ago, two rival oases competed bitterly for the privilege of refreshing weary delegates. Not far from the door of the Waldorf Astoria's convention chamber, Scripps-Howard's Newspaper Enterprise Association lifted a banner to proclaim: "N. E. A.—WITH THE ONE & ONLY MAJOR HOOPLE!" Nearby, N. E. A.'s Hearstian arch-rival shrieked back in big black letters: "KING FEATURES— WITH THE ONE & ONLY GENE AHERN!" Purpose of the mammoth cocktail party whither this banner beckoned was to...

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