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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1949)
On Painting Job
WASHINGTON, May 16—(AP)
President Truman had no comment
today on an AFL union’s protest
that a non-union painter is paint
ing the summer white house at In
The response of White House of
ficials also was no comment when
asked if the non-union painter will
continue on the job.
Reports out of Independence say
that John Cooke, AFL business
representative, had protested the
employment of John H. Moler, 67,
to do work on the big frame Tru
man home on North Delaware
Presidential Press Secretary
Charles G. Ross was asked at a
news conference if Mr. Truman
had received the protest.
Ross replied that he had read in
the newspapers that a protest had
been made. He said he talked with
“He says he has no comment,”
“Then the work will go ahead ?”
M reporter said.
Ross replied, “No comment on
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Blast Litters Holland Tunnel
Debris litters the east-bound tube of New York’s Holland tunnel following explosion of drums of chem
icals on a truck. Explosion was touched off when truck (center) caught fire near the New Jersey end
of the tunnel. Flames spread to other trucks and the underwater highway was filled with carbon
disulphide fumes. (AP Wirephoto).
Appearance in Court
LONDON, May 16— (AP)—
American women aim to dress in
comfort for Thursday's presenta
tion at court.
Most of the 60 or so who will be
presented to King eorge and Queen
Elizabeth said today that what
they will wear "depends on the
The presentation is a highlight
of the British coal and fashion sea
son. Some 3,000 diplomats and so
cialites from all nations are in
vited to sip tea in Buckingham
palace for two hours and be "pre
sented” to the royal family. The
guests attend on one of two days,
Wednesday or Thursday, alphabet
ically by their home countries.
In the modern version of the
age-old custom, few of them ac
RC Water Safety
The American Red Cross is con
ducting the water safety instruc
tor’s course beginning May 23 and
ending June 3. The course will be
given in the men’s pool from 7 to
9 p. m. Monday through Friday for
Students who have passed the
Senior Red Cross life saving and
who are 19 years old will be eligible
to take the course. The course will
be under the registration of Jean
ette MasiliOnis and John Borchardt.
The registration sheet is in the wo
men’s physical education office,
tually will meet the king and
queen. And some won’t even see
them as they mill about the spa
cious ivory and gold apartments.
But to have been invited to have
accepted is to have been “present
ed at court.”
Mass for Flight
PORTLAND, Mai 16—(AP)—
This city’s flying businessmen are
going to take off for the East this
month in what they say is the
largest mass flight of private
planes in the country.
Sixty planes — all but one of
them single-engined — will leave
here Saturday for Washington,
D. C., and Portland, Maine. Twelve
Oregonians, flying east as passen
gers, will pick up planes of their
own at a Pennsylvania factory and
fly them home.
The tour will cover 7,000 miles.
The final training meeting for
Duckling Counsellors will be held
tonight at 7:30 at the YWCA bun
galow. The 91 prospective counsel
lors who have not attended one of
the series of 20-minute meetings
must be present if they wish to
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Taps Dean Morris
Victor P. Morris, dean • of tile
school of business administration,
and two Oregon businessmen were
tapped Sunday as honorary mem
bers of the newly organized Uni
versity chapter of Eta Mu Pi, na
tional retailing honorary.
The businessmen tapped were
Harold Wendel, president and man
ager of Lipman, Wolfe and com
pany, Portland; and Peter Coso
vich, proprietor of the Astoria Sta
tionery company, Astoria.
The men were tapped at the ban
quet of the Oregon Retail Distribu
tors’ Institute at the Osburn Hotel
Both Wendel and Sosonich are
past presidents of the institute.
NOMINATED as a member of
the Atomic Energy commission
by President Truman is Gordon
Dean, professor of law at USC
A loose nut at the wheel isn't as
bad as a tight one.
A professor who comes in late is
different; in fact, he is in a class
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