National Affairs: Mr. Martin's Snuffles

Homer Martin, president of the United Automobile Workers of America, got the snuffles and took to his bed one day last week. They were lucky snuffles, for they enabled Mr. Martin to postpone a meeting of his international executive board, at which he was in a fair way to lose control of U. A. W.

President Martin's low state coincided with the presence in Detroit of C. I. O. Vice Chairmen Philip Murray and Sidney Hillman. With them at the Hotel Statler was swart young Lee Pressman, C. I. O. general counsel, who...