Morris, Dave

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Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company to Ralph F. Lozier. Morris clarifies his company's advertisement that "Business Is Good", saying that despite the hardship of the oil industry, "whatever business we can get, we consider good."

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company to Ralph F. Lozier. Morris urges Lozier to oppose any legislation that would propose a revenue tax on gasoline or lubricating oils. He states that any additional tax would create an undue burden on the oil industry.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company in which Lozier affirms that he has voted against the oil tax. He then comments on Nourse Oil Company roadside advertisements claiming that "BUSINESS IS GOOD", despite Morris writing Lozier that the industry is hurting. Lozier claims that, "The Government has been doing business on a false basis for a number of years, spending money like a drunken sailor, and now has reached the pit of bankruptcy."

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