CONNECTICUT: Harried Homesteader

Greenwich, Conn, suspected out loud that it didn't want to be a part of the United Nations Organization world capital. But, like many another Connecticut and Westchester County town, it couldn't make up its mind. Last week it held an election to settle the matter. Of the 7,000 who voted, 5,000 were against being adopted. But this did not quiet the uproar. Only a minority of the town's 20,000 registered voters had troubled to vote.

At this point UNO's Dr. Stoyan Gavrilovic arrived from London. "Greenwich," he sniffed, "is a very small area. I think we can do very nicely without...

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