Time Clock, Sep. 12, 1955

FLOOD-STRICKEN INDUSTRY in the Northeastern states will get defense contracts. Defense Mobilizer Arthur Flemming has directed Government agencies to channel new contracts to disaster areas wherever possible, thus make more jobs in undamaged factories.

CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST problems for Government officials will be decided by Trustbuster Stanley Barnes. President Eisenhower has instructed Assistant Attorney General Barnes to rule on where the line of propriety should be drawn. Example: Is it proper for the Defense Department to award a contract to a firm whose president recently returned from a key Government post? Barnes may also bring out an official guidebook for the use of Government...

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