C J McDevitt proprieter of McDevitt Drayage 31JUL1923
ASSOCIATION IS FORMED. By Truck and Bus Owners C. 3. McDevitt To Be President. Southern Ohio Commercial Haulers' Association, composed' of truck and bus owners operating between Cincinnati Cincinnati and oher Ohio cltlea. waa formed yesterday afternoon In the office of Arthur A. Welngartner. Olliclals of the Tesm and Truck Ownera' Association Association were responsible for the formation formation of the new body. Officials of the organisation are: President, Charlea J. McDeVltt. Cincinnati, Cincinnati, proprietor of the McDevitt Dray-age, Dray-age, Dray-age, Storage and Motor Company; Vice Presidents. Charlea Haefcel. Hamilton;' Hamilton;' Charlea K. Coddlngton. Middle-town, Middle-town, Middle-town, and G. 8. Murphy. Dayton. Mr. Welngartner waa choaen Secretary-Treasurer., Secretary-Treasurer., Secretary-Treasurer., - Officials of the new organisation are hopeful that all of the approximately 40 -truck -truck owners engaged In Interur-ban Interur-ban Interur-ban hauling and transportation eventually eventually will loin the newly-formed newly-formed newly-formed aa-soclatlonl aa-soclatlonl aa-soclatlonl . Placing of all trucks and busses under under the State Utilities Commission, which Is provided for under provision of the Free man-Colllster man-Colllster man-Colllster act, waa discussed discussed at the meeting. Aaaessment of a special license fee of from 380 to 3200 a year for truck owners, also a provision of the bill, was denounced by apeakers. The act. which went Into effect July 28. haa been held In abeyance for the purpose of permitting drivers and owners to familiarize themselves with Its provisions.