The Press: Return of a Gossip

Washington, which dearly loves its gossip, has had to do without Walter Winchell's small chatter for nearly two years. Cissie Patterson dropped him from her Times-Herald and no other Washington paper would sign him on. This week Winchell's gossip column was back in the capital, but in a place where few Washingtonians would see it.

Winchell's chin-chopper column is the chief attraction of a curious new daily paper, the U.S. Journal, which made its first appearance this week. The Journal is about the size, shape and glossiness of Vogue but has only eight...

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