REPUBLICANS: Gouges from Goodie

For two weeks California's Governor Goodwin Knight watched in fuming silence while U.S. Senator William Fife Knowland rushed around the state running hard for governor without even declaring for the job (TIME, Sept. 16). This week Goodie Knight broke his silence and fired point-blank at Knowland on the issue of labor policy.

Before a California Federation of Labor convention at Oakland (Knowland's home town), Knight boomed: "The intelligent, fair-minded men and women of the Republican Party in California are not going to abdicate and permit the Grand Old Party to become an...