No Honey, No Flies

The custody of alien property was a $500,000,000 responsibility in World War I. This time it is a $7,000,000,000 responsibility. Nobody has yet been ap pointed to handle it. But last week Henry Morgenthau made a long reach for the job.

First, by virtue of a special executive order, he took over the much-mooted Dutch and Swiss shares (97%) of General Aniline & Film Corp., whose top officers he had already purged (TIME, Jan. 26). The remaining officers professed to be de lighted. "It's a pleasure to be working for Uncle Sam," cried...

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