TYCOONS: Capitalist & Commissar

Moscow's reddest carpet rolled out last week, not for a visiting Communist, but for a Homburged, blue-suited visitor who looked like what he is: a capitalist tycoon. On hand to greet the TU-104 jet that brought Cleveland Industrialist Cyrus S. Eaton (Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Steep Rock Iron Mines) were crowds of children bearing flowers, and Soviet Minister of Agriculture Vladimir Matskevich bearing official greetings. Three years ago Eaton gave Matskevich's department a prize Shorthorn bull, which had nobly performed to improve the quality of Russia's herds.

The Russians had another reason to welcome Eaton: as a self-starting elder (74)...

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