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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1949)
Ford Negotiations Postponed
Walter P. Reuther, left foreground, CIO Auto Workers president,
makes statement to press in Detroit, Mich., as the Ford negotiation
sessions were called off. John S. Bugar, right foreground, Ford vice
president in charge of industrial relations and assistant Mel Lind
quist, center background, smile as they listen to Reuther. (AP Wire
Vanport--A Year Later
A year ago the Columbia invaded the city of Vanport \*ith the destructive force seen in the top pho
tograph. Same area is shown below as it is today. A few trees, chimneys, and water towers survive.
Some buildings were sold for salvage. A few plumes of smoke mark the fate of the rest. (AP Wirephoto)
General Mark Clark, right, commander of the U.S. Sixth army with headquarters in San Francisco,
addresses spectators gathered at Anzio, Italy, military cemetery. He promised Italians “my country
intends to march side by side with your country until the goal of complete peace is achieved.” His
speech was made during his pilgrimage to Anzio to honor those who died with his wartime Fifth army.
The jury Tuesday night re
turned a verdict of not guilty in
favor of the defendant Frederick
Starkweather in a suit brought to
court by John Hill. The plaintiff
alleged false imprisonment and as
sault and batteery during the Law
School Weekend April 30.
This was the third in the series
of fictitious trials presented by the
third-year law students.
The plaintiff claimed that the
defendant forceably removed him
from the steps of Fenton hall dur
ing the coronation festivities. Hill
was a flower girl participating in
the coronation ceremonies.
Henry Hess and Clayton Hess,
witnesses for the plaintiff’s case
claimed that although Hill was in
toxicated at the time, he per
formed his duties in an acceptable
manner. The counsel for the plain
tiff stated that Hill’s removal from
the coronation caused him embar
rassment and humiliation.
Witnesses for the defense, Avery
Combs and David Williams, said
that Starkweather took Hill into
the building to prevent him from
injuring himself and others. In ad
dition Starkweather claimed he did
this to prevent “the danger to fu
ture Law School Weekends.
Further law school trials will be
held at the county court house to
night and Thursday night at 7:30.
Tryouts Planned for
New Radio Show
Tryouts for a half-hour radio
adaptation of “A Municipal Re
port," will be held today at four
at the extension building radio stu
dios. The O'Henry short story con
cerns the political doings in a large
American city. The drama will be
partof the June 9 University Hour
program. Producer of the play has
not been named, but applicants for
parts are assured that someone
will be there to receive them at 4.
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