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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