NEW YORK: Solid Gold Sulky

Governor Thomas Dewey, who got his flying start in politics as an investigator, is now in the embarrassing position of seeing some of his closest political friends caught in a Dewey-ordered investigation. Last week another chapter in New York's harness-racing scandal disclosed that some of the most highly placed Republicans in the state had made fantastic profits from the racket-ridden $272 million-a-year New York trotting tracks.

Sprague's Daughter. J. Russel Sprague, G.O.P. boss of Nassau County and longtime Dewey lieutenant, resigned from the Republican National Committee last fall when he was identified...

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