POLITICAL NOTES: Hendricks Doctrine

"Hendricks Doctrine"

Edward William Bok, famed donor of the $100,000 Peace Award, put himself to much expense to secure a practical peace plan. Now one Frank Hendricks, a Manhattan lawyer, has attempted to put Mr. Bok to more expense. Mr. Hendricks submitted one of some 22,000 unsuccessful plans in the Peace Award contest. Last week he attempted to file suit against Mr. Bok for $1,100,000—$100,000 for the prize he didn't receive, $1,000,000 for the publicity he didn't get. The attempt failed because of a legal technicality.

The chief points of the Hendricks...

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