NEW JERSEY: Leon & Edison

Leon Henderson, forced out as Price Boss last December by an angry Congress, is now a happy, healthy civilian in the chips. He has lost much of his paunch, and his once ever-so-sensitive sacroiliac bothers him not at all. Manhattan night-clubbers often see him bounding bull-like in the Henderson version of a rumba. He is his own boss as board chairman of the Research Institute of America (a business economic service); he can say what he wants once a week as radio news commentator for O'Sullivan Rubber Co. ("America's No. 1 Heel"). His onetime $12,000 income is now over $75,000.

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