Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Daily Appointments
of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files


Wednesday, April 26, 1950
   
Executive Orders:  [10125 CREATING AN EMERGENCY BOARD TO INVESTIGATE A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CHICAGO & ILLINOIS MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY AND CERTAIN OF ITS EMPLOYEES]
10:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:00 am Cong. George H. Christopher, Missouri
(Asked Mr. Connelly to arrange this, stating he wished
to see the President re a bank in Southwest Missouri
as well as one or two other matters).
11:30 am Hon. Frederick Lawton, Dir., Bureau of the Budget
12:00 pm Dr. Ramon Antonio Cereijo, Argentine Minister of the Treasury
Hon. Carlos A. Quiros, Charge d'Affaires
(This requested thru Mr. Woodward; Dr. Cereijo is most
important member of Argentine Cabinet in economic matters
by reason of his being President of Argentine National
Economic Economic Council. Mr. Woodward further stated that up to
short time ago he was not friendly toward U.S. and was
regarded to be obstacle in the attainment of number of
our objectives. Since his arrival this country short
time ago he has been very cooperative and has authorized
actions long desired by us in our Argentine relations.
State Department believes his visit to this country may
have beneficial results to U.S.-Argentine relations)
12:15 pm Hon. John S. Battle, Governor of Virginia
(Expressed to Secretary of Defense [Louis Johnson], desire to call on
the President)
12:30 pm Mr. William T. Evjue, Editor and Publisher, the
Capitol Times, Madison, Wisconsin
(Victor Harding at Capitol talked to Mr. Connelly about
this, stating that Mr. Evjue introduced the President at
a meeting in Madison, Wis., and that his newspaper
supported the President enthusiastically during 1948
campaign. Capital Times has circulation of over 40,000
and is largest paper in Wisconsin outside of Milwaukee.
Mr. Evjue was close friend and supporter of the elder
Senator LaFollette. Mr. Connelly, therefore, wrote Mr.
Evjue that the President would enjoy talking to him when
he could come to Washington.)
12:45 pm Hon. Frank A. Waring, Chairman, Philippine War Damage Commission
(Asked Mr. Connelly to arrange this)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:15 pm Hon. Mary C. Barlow, Judge, Municipal Court for District
of Columbia
(Asked if she might come in and thank the President for
her appointment)
3:30 pm Hon. Willim M. Boyle
(Usual weekly appointment)
4:00 pm Mr. Charles Keck, sculptor
(Wrote that he would be in town today and hoped
he might drop by)
4:15 pm Mr. Sullivan Evans
(Wishes to present to the President a brochure of the
Hermitage, printed in color. Mr. Evans says this is
a very beautiful book, and has cost him about $1,100 to
have made up; he wants a picture taken of the presentation
and Mr. Connelly told him he might have picture)
5:20 pm (The President left for National Press Club, where he
attended party they gave in honor of their Founders Day)


The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.