Not even a Delegate to the World Conference, spry, fox-bearded old Henry Morgenthau Sr. one day last week stole the show. Vaguely correspondents have been conscious that he, as "wheat adviser'' to the U. S. Delegation, was hobnobbing busily with Canadians, Argentines, Australians, Russians. Suddenly they noticed him pumping the hand of Argentine Delegate Tomas Le Breton.

"Congratulations!" crowed Mr. Morgenthau. "Splendid, Senor Le Breton, simply splendid!" Edging nearer, newshawks got their craws full of a wheat story which carried all sorts of newsy implications, such as possible U. S. recognition...

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