Bull Bill

In Washington few die and none resign, if they can possibly avoid it. "Going Washington" is a disease as definite as "going Hollywood." Czars who have been superseded or are being circumvented cling on desperately, loth to give up their places on the fringe of the spotlight.

One solid, crashing exception has been Union Pacific's bald, blunt, bull-built William M. Jeffers. As rubber czar, he memorized the Baruch report, especially the passage saying that "the program should be bulled through." Operating day & night on a devil-take-the-hindmost policy, "Bull Bill" Jeffers has...

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