Another Big Shot

The Government's new program of giving key war jobs to honest-to-goodness business big shots instead of their assistants, yes men and front men scored again last week: Ferdinand Eberstadt persuaded the No. 1 man of General Mills (world's biggest miller) to give up his job in Minneapolis to head WPB's new Program Coordination Division.

So Donald Derby Davis gave up a plan for duck hunting in Canada and flew to Washington to begin struggling with the most difficult problems that plague a Washington newcomer—telephones and secretaries—bolstering his morale the while with the...

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