Business & Finance: Knavery?

Artist Rockwell Kent said "exceptional knavery." Juror Richard J. Walsh of The John Day Co., said "miscarriage of justice." Jeweler Chapin Marcus, of Marcus & Co., Manhattan jewelers, said "little evidence of professional spirit." General Manager and Publicity Director Charles A. Hammarstrom said nothing. Advertising men in general said "regrettable."

The cause of these various opinions was a controversy resulting from the recent (TIME, March 18) Harvard Awards−advertising prizes. This year's jury awarded to Marcus & Co., "with recognition to Charles A. Hammarstrom," the sum of $1,000 "for the advertisement most effective in...

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