Maintenance Workers Cheer Business Manager at Dinner

New Head of Employees' Organization Denies Rumored Discontent

Three hundred maintenance employees last night stood and cheered Aldrich Durant '02, University Business Manager, at the annual banquet and installation of officers of the Harvard Employees Mutual Benefit Association at the Union.

There was no indication of rumored dissatisfaction with University wages and working conditions. Alfred B. Small, who succeeds Frederick Graves as president said that employees are satisfied with conditions as they stand, but declined to comment specifically on the A.F. of L's avowed intention of organizing service workers.

Started several years ago as a bowling league, the organization new lists 300 members, and over 100 applicants.