The Press: Good, Clean Sport

Four neatly dressed real-estate men gingerly picked their way through the dusty, bustling city room of Hearst's Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Off in a corner they found their man, a Hearstling whose byline outdraws Pegler, Pearson and Eleanor Roosevelt in the far Northwest, and next to Blondie is the PI's most avidly read feature. One of the callers made a little speech, and Sports Editor Royal Brougham learned that he, of all people, was Seattle's "first citizen" of 1946.

Not his corned-up flights of prose, which his readers like, but a long list of good works...

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