Priscilla Hiss's first husband and Tim Hobson's
father, Thayer Hobson was a New York publisher
(the head of William Morrow).
HUAC, Chambers said Hobson was paying for Tim's
education, but that the Hisses were putting
Tim in less expensive schools and diverting
the difference in tuition to the Communist Party.
Thayer Hobson attested to the fact that Tim
Hobson was moved to a succession of more expensive
schools, and that he paid his son's school bills