The Press: Doodads & Denials

Columnist Walter Winchell thought he had a hot tip on a romance. In his column last month, he passed it on in the leering questions: "What was His Honor, the Mayor, buying in Tiffany's the other antemeridian? Some doodad for his delovely?" New York City's Mayor O'Dwyer denied it. Not being a radio commentator, he said, he couldn't afford Tiffany's.

Last week, without apology or explanation, Keyholer Winchell printed another item: "License plate NYC i is owned by I. Geist (Manhattan Blouse Manufacturer Irving Geist). The Mayor uses a tag with many numbers. NYC...

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