POLITICAL NOTES: Trouble for Tom

To Governor Tom Dewey, who likes things tidy, the reports coming in to the executive mansion at Albany were disturbing. Hustling Harold Stassen, who had been more places than Kilroy, was chopping into Dewey's strength in states he had checked off as sure things.

In Oregon, Deweymen assessed the damage done by Stassen's four-day visit, began wondering whether their man should not come out for a speech before the May 21 primary. In Wisconsin, which Dewey had confidently neglected, Stassen had suddenly forged ahead, was now conceded to hold the lead. Belatedly, Dewey strategists noticed that their slate in the April...

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