Press: Retraction

Over three weeks ago a bitter ruction broke out in print among the elite of U. S. sportswriters when New York News Sports Editor Jimmy Powers reproached some of his fellows for an alleged alliance with sharp Promoter Mike Jacobs. New York Mirror Sports Editor Dan Parker countered that "Screwball Bowers" had "appropriated" word for word a Herbert Gorem sports story from the New York Sun, "used it ... in his syndicated out-of-town column."

Fortnight ago at the Braddock-Farr fight fists flew when Sun Sportswriter Ed Van Every repeated Dan Parker's charge to Jimmy Powers' face (TIME, Jan. 31). Last week...

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