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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!