National Affairs: Dyke Plugger

In 1925 Cincinnati called from Washington Col. Clarence O. Sherrill, director of Public Buildings & Public Parks, to become its city manager. Ably did City Manager

Sherrill manage Cincinnati for $25,000 per year, until last month when he resigned to enter the Kroger chain grocery business (TIME, May 5). Last week, after Lieut. Colonel Ulysses Simpson Grant 3rd, Washington's present Director of Public Buildings & Public Parks had refused the post, Cincinnati found its new manager in the person of Clarence Addison Dykstra, 47, Ohio-born citizen of California, a man great in theory...

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