REPUBLICANS: Take a Letter

Dear to all oil and gas men—especially Texas oil and gas men—is the so-called natural gas bill, which, if it became law, would cut down the power of the Federal Government to regulate gas prices. Twice passed by Congress, the bill was twice done to death in the White House: President Truman vetoed it in 1950; President Eisenhower vetoed it in 1956 after South Dakota's Republican Senator Francis Case announced that a gas lobbyist had tried to bribe him. Last week the bill's backers were ready to write it off for at least another year. This time, not a proffered...

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