Press: Cat-Trap

The unknown hoodlums who winged District Attorney Buron Fitts of Los Angeles last fortnight (TIME, March 15), unwittingly gave the Los Angeles Times a long-awaited chance to detect a rival in a shabby deception.

For more than a year the Times high command has suspected the Hearst Examiner of reprinting its pictures without credit as though taken by Examiner men. Though the Examiner had no Associated Press Wirephoto Service, more than once it ran what looked like exact duplicates of Times Wirephotos of deaths & disasters. So when Times Photographer George Strock showed up at the hospital week before last to...

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