OHIO: Heartless

Mad as a mother accused of starving her children so she could buy herself new dresses, Governor John W. Bricker of Ohio last week called the whole thing a lie, invited the gossips to mind their own business.

What made the Governor mad were the outspoken criticisms of New York City's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, Interior Secretary Ickes, President Roosevelt—who, without naming names, charged that Ohio's State Government was responsible for Cleveland's scandalous relief situation (TIME, Dec. 4).

Snapped Governor Bricker, who has dark-horse aspirations for the Republican Presidential nomination: "The Federal authorities...

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