NEW JERSEY: Birthday Present

Into the office of Jersey City's Mayor Frank Hague one day last week marched New Jersey's Governor-Elect, A. Harry Moore. "Mayor," said Mr. Moore, "this is your birthday and I always come to extend congratulations. Today I thought that in extending my congratulations I could make no better gift than to offer you the United States Senatorship to succeed me."

"Governor," replied the 62-year-old boss of Jersey City, lapsing into grammatical English, "I don't know how to thank you for this offer. . . . But while I am exceedingly grateful to...