The Press: From Molly

Like many a town with a war boom, Denver and its newspapers have been worried about how to meet the city's Johnny-come-latelys. One out of four Denverites (pop. 375,000), a recent poll showed, has arrived since 1940. A good many of them like to pelt the papers with dirty digs at Denver's manners, its dress, its cops, its way of life. Denver's anxious-to-please editors printed the gripes, and for a while did not talk back.

Finally one of them turned on the new Denverites. "Mrs. Molly Mayfield," whose breezy lovelorn column is the top feature in Scripps-Howard's tabloid Rocky Mountain News, had...

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