Eagle Balked

No love has General Johnson for Henry Ford, the only major industrialist who has as yet refused publicly to kiss the rod of NRA. General Johnson's attempt to get even by having Secretary Wallace refuse the low bid of a Ford dealer on 1,600 trucks for the Civilian Conservation Corps was frustrated by Comptroller General McCarl (TIME, Nov. 6, 13). Last week General Johnson again tried by catch-as-catch-can tactics to throw Mr. Ford. Once again General Johnson was set back on his heels.

First the purchase of 700 of the 1,600 trucks was transferred from...

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