The Press: Fisherman Hoffman

New Jersey's ex-Governor Harold G. Hoffman this week began a syndicated daily column in several New Jersey newspapers. Wrote Columnist Hoffman: "This column . . . represents the outcropping of frustrated desire. When a youngster I wrote a column of fishing news for my home-town weekly. . . ." The ex-Governor's syndicators, hoping to spike rumors that Mr. Hoffman might use the column in fishing for 1940 reelection, promised that it "never will be used to foster any personal ambitions."

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