National Affairs: Neylam Plan

Many a big poker game ends up in pistol shots, especially when one player has snaffled all the chips. Often the big winner, though honest, gets hurt, or his good friend does. To suggest that the big winner redistribute some of the chips among the losers so that the game can go on and no one get hurt, sounds boy-scoutish. Yet if the game must go on, what suggestion could be more practical?

Thus reasoned a lanky, hardheaded Californian whose Irish blood fears no fight but whose humanist mind hates folly. Lawyer John Francis...

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