POLITICAL NOTES: Was That a Hamburg?

Tom Dewey's close friend, New York's Republican National Committeeman J. Russel Sprague, is a man to know a hat before he tosses it.

Last week Sprague introduced Dewey to a luncheon of Nassau County Republicans as "the next President of the United States."

The Governor smiled warmly and waited for the applause to stop. Said he: "That was a charming and over-generous introduction, but I would like to assure Mr. Sprague again in public, as I have in private, that I am happy where I am."

That statement still stood as Governor Dewey filled...

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