Elected director of Western Union
Telegraph Co. last week (to succeed new Aid-to-Britain Expediter
William Averell Harriman) was Ernest Eden Norris, president of
Southern Railway. Director Norris' last association with Western Union
was as an $8-a-month operator in Hoopeston, Ill. in the 1890s. When a
visiting inspector found that his cronies had turned the office into a
clubroom, he was fired.
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