Washington's Evening Star reported one day last week that Boston Big Shot Bernard Goldfine paid posh Burning Tree Club, where White House staffers golf, for the expensive set of Spalding clubs used by Presidential Assistant Sherman Adams. White House Press Secretary James Hagerty efficiently checked with Boss Adams, quickly assured reporters that the whole thing was a false alarm. Sure, Adams got the clubs for nothing, but not from his "old and dear friend" Goldfine, donor of the vicuña coat and the $2,400 Oriental rug. The club-giver turned out to be a...

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