To the surprise of hardly anyone, Internal Revenue Commissioner John Bettes Dunlap last week sprinted out of Washington and holed up in a safer spot. He resigned his $15,000-a-year job as top tax collector, and took an appointment from Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder as the new $13,500-a-year district commissioner of internal revenue for Texas and Oklahoma, with headquarters in Dallas. Reason: the Washington job is subject to political appointment, the Dallas job (one of 17 created by this year's reorganization of the Bureau of Internal Revenue) is a lifetime...

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