FOREIGN TRADE: Good Will on the Hoof

Up before the Senate this week is another defense appropriation bill. The Army & Navy, with more & more mouths to feed, want to use part of their $4,389,000,000 to buy canned corned beef from Argentina. But they will not be allowed to —unless the Senate knocks out an amendment which persistently appears in such bills as they come from the House.

Author of the ubiquitous amendment is husky-throated, balding little James Graves Scrugham. Once a college professor, newspaper publisher, and Governor of cattle-raising Nevada, Scrugham has been Nevada's lone Representative since 1933.

In the House he has plugged a theme...

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