SEQUELS: Ups & Downs

¶For good behavior, and because he was finally ready to settle his $10,000 fine, ex-Congressman J. Parnell Thomas was paroled from the Federal Correctional Institution at Danbury, Conn. New Jersey's Republican Thomas, chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee before the law caught up with him, had done nine months and two days of a six-to-18-month sentence for padding his payroll and swindling the Government out of some $8,000.

¶After nearly four years of legal stalling, 36-year-old Homer L. Loomis Jr., onetime head of Georgia's anti-Negro, anti-Semitic "Columbians," decided to serve the one-year jail term he got in 1947 for starting...

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