National Affairs: The Neutralizer

Some people think that Air-Wicks purify the atmosphere by "absorbing" unpleasant odors. Not so. Air-Wicks give off chlorophyll and other scents which neutralize other odors. Tall (6 ft. 3 in.), handsome Manhattan Republican Newbold Morris, billed as the chief investigator to purify the graft-ridden Truman Administration, last week was doing effective duty as an Air-Wick.

A Crimson Creed? Some of Morris' fellow Republicans in Washington, hardly delighted at his taking the Truman appointment, were doing their best to make him trouble. Almost as soon as he got to Washington, Newbold was linked with...

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