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In routine fashion, President Roosevelt last week sent to the Senate the names of two appointees to the new Surplus Property Board. They were Connecticut's ex-Governor Robert A. Hurley, 49, and Lieut. Colonel Edward Hellman Heller, 44, multimillionaire member of one of San Francisco's first families, who resigned seven directorships to join the Army. Fifteen minutes after the names reached the Hill, the squall broke.

Some Senators promptly recalled a House Military Affairs Committee investigation last year into war contracts and $4,000,000 in Government-guaranteed loans given the Narragansett Machine Co. of...

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