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Joseph J. Porter, 90, Dies;
Virginia Merchant, Banker
Special Dispatch to Tht Star
HILLSBORO, Va„ Dec. 7.—
Joseph Jesse Porter, 90, merchant,
former school teacher and former
director of the Purcellville Nation
al Bank, died yesterday at his
home near here after an Illness
of 18 months.
He conducted a general store
for 50 years. Earlier he taught
school at Neersvllle and Milltown
in Loudoun County.
Mr.-Porter was director of the
Purcellville National Bank for
many years, retiring two years ago
pn account of his health. He was
a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church and a former Sunday
His wife died in July, 1943. The
couple had celebrated their 62d
He is survived by a daughter,
Mrs. George R. Hess and a sister,
Mrs. Minnie Frye.
Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m. Friday at the home.
Burial will be in Hillsboro Ceme
Colclough Takes G. W. Post
Rear Admiral Oswald S. Col
clough, former judge advocate
general of the Navy, yesterday
assumed his duties as dean of the
George Washington University
Law School. He succeeds Dean
William Cabell Van Vleck who
will continue to teach but who re
linquished his administrative du
ties more than a year ago because
of ill health.
A raindrop an eighth of an inch
in diameter contains as much
water as several millions of the
droplets that form the average
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By World's Unions
ly th» Associated PrtM
LONDON, Dec. 7.—Leaders of
50,000,000 anti-Communist trade
union workers in 53 countries, in
cluding the United States, for
mally organized the International
Confederation of Free Trade Un
By a lopsided majority, the
delegates adopted a constitution
pledging the confederation to
fight for. Job security for mem
bers. and for their right to work
where they choose.
No negative - votes were cast.
Butx leaders of the French and
Belgian Christian (Catholic)
Workers Unions! representing 1,
300,000 workers, abstained from
The new organization will carry
the fight to communism and. the
World Federation of Trade Un
ions. They Quit the WFTU early
this year because Reds controlled
A 20-man Executive Board
along with a president and execu
tive secretary will be named late
Paul Finet of Belgium, chair
man of the conference which
formed the new international,
seemed assured of election as
J. H. Oldenbroek of the Nether
lands, led in speculation for the
Neither the CIO nor the AFL
nor John L. Lewis’ United Mine
Workers sought offices. They felt
that if principal officers came
from large countries, the smaller
countries would fear big - nation
Mr. Oldenbroek wants the head
quarters to be in London. But
London is not acceptable to the
AFL or the CIO, whose leaders
say that if London Is selected the
new international would be domi
nated by the British Trades Union
Paris, Brussels or Copenhagen
would be acceptable to both the
CIO-AFL. There was some specu
lation that The Hague may be
selected as a compromise.
The Dutch, Swiss and Luxem
bourg Catholic Workers’ Union
rejected invitations to attend the
conference which formed the in
ternational, it was learned today.
The Canadian Christian Work
ers’ Federation accepted, but was
advised by President Oaston Tes
sler of the Catholic international
not to send delegates.
All were invited'with the con
dition that if their unions joined
the new international they must
quit the Catholic international
within two years.
The Belgian and French Chris
tian Workers' Unions abstained
from voting today because the
same condition applies to them
and their membership in the new
international still is undecided.
British Bakers Study Here
To help Britain’s small bread
producers, five master bakers have
been sent to the United States to
study modern bakery methods.
District Man Cleared '
On Robbery Charge
James O. Vestal, 26, of the 1600 ;
block of Rhode Island avenue ;
N.W., today stands cleared of a ;
charge of robbing Mike Xanthos ;
of $1,000, a watch and pistol in :
Mr. Xanthos’ home, 1312 Euclid ;
street N.W., on July. 14.
Mr. Vestal was acquitted late!;
Monday by a District Court Jury I:
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