FINLAND: A Man Who Wanted Limelight

Finland last week had a new government, its fifth in 3½ years. The Premier was Sakari Tuomioja, 42. a cigar-puffing banker who was once stenographer to the Finnish Diet. His Cabinet is the most conservative since World War II. But it is only a caretaker government until the next election, probably in March. Tuomioja's real significance is that he plans to run the country without the help of ex-Premier Urho Kekkonen, the able, unpopular Agrarian who has bossed every Finnish cabinet since 1950.

Kekkonen's cabinet was overthrown earlier this month when he tried...