Over the Wire

Administration Ponders Relief

WASHINGTON--The Administration is considering proposals to send food and medical supplies into France and Spain but will withhold definite action until all aspects of the problem have been examined by William D. Leahy, new American Ambassador to Vichy, reliable quarters reported tonight.

Leahy, named to succeed Ambasador William C. Bullitt, is expected to sail early next week. He will determine the actual extent of need in unoccupied France and report directly to the White House. None of the supplies would go to German-occupied France