Press: Sweetness & Light

Manhattan newspaper offices for the last three weeks have buzzed about a Hearst "raid" on feature writers of the Scripps-Howard World-Telegram. Over to Hearst went Fashion Writer Prunella Wood and Shopping Colyumist Alice Hughes. Last week it became known that Heywood Broun had received a Hearst offer, turned it down. Even if Colyumist Broun had lumbered away from the World-Telegram Publisher Roy Howard would have had good reason to feel pleased with the results of last week's deals in colyumists. He had conducted a quiet but more effective raid of his own: Westbrook Pegler, famed colyumist for the Chicago Tribune Syndicate,...

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