Three times last week, Influence Peddler Henry Grunewald lowered his bursitis-racked bulk into the witness chair of the House subcommittee investigating the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Each time he dropped enough names and dollar signs to whet the investigators' appetites, then retreated into playful forgetfulness or plain refusal to answer. Items: ¶On his 1948 tax return was this item: "Presidential election bets, $20,000." Said Grunewald: "I bet on Harry Truman when everybody else dropped him." Where did he place the bet? With Miami Bookmaker Harold Salvey, a Kefauver committee witness now under indictment for income tax evasion.

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