Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 6, 1935 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 6, 1935
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SP;;J •# IN® THE SCENES WASHINGTON 8y ftodniy w6rkcr9, A fat organiser waxed elo- 1 down, anymore than we can <Juent. He told 6f the terror and stu- 1 him down. We are his real friends*; of individual bargaining and of ! We'll elect him if he'll stick with tis. God help us nil if the deflctlona'rie* defeat him. No one can tell wh'St •Y HOPE Sf AR, HOP& AR the advantage of one great union for nuto workers that would draw help and encouragement from the other fi,OOC,006 members of the A. F. of L. spoke of the sjseed-up, and of a i£ same conference to which invited all other na- ago When it was held rather, it is and it isn't. SSmUel Insull was suf- *M to' try to censor a at the conference by Ambassador Sackett. Roosevelt administration an- the "power- trust" more and events shaped toward a will be . gather for the World Power Conference here an ? d M weeks Work a ycar "The employer points at the high ^'struggle 1 between the two the Utilities grew colder and ott the idea of having a World Conference in Washington in middle of the election campaign. hd.the American committee of the ee (a continuing body), made at "Utility men, just folded up and ' to have any. .Jfheft*' the administration sneaked ...J&togh Congress a resolution authof- piBiSjr'^fS.eOO for holding the conference fiM Hue j 1 Long filibustered the appM* fttioh to death and the administra- right on planning for the IjlJKti th& conference, instead of be- operated by the Utilities thetn- will be largely dominated by , . te and experts of TVA, Rural ^ffidSfififlcation Administration, Nation- Policy Committee. SEC— ,is to regulate holding com- LaborAngry 'Continued fr»m page one) hour rate he pays you," he thundered. . might happen. Therc'd be bloodshed' and destruction. The workers arc sullen and disillusioned, they're not to be monkeyed with. They're fidt going to be denied forever." Tomorrow: Aland the Industrial front In the American ttuhr. Intimate ,v, U i .€.«= nc yuya .vou, uc uiuuuwKu. , . But he fails to te'll that the average j interviews with men In the rubber he Wished he hadn't seen us either." Dread of Hunger Mary Zuk's eye were blazing, and her voice had taken on fire and pas-'has much to do With how Michigan yearly r , Wage for the auto worker is less than $fO~0 a fear." Those are the fat organizer's figures, not mine. I know many workers go to work In cars— and that many more don't. it may seem far-fetched but till this for Roosevelt. He can't throw us groups. Dealers Steal Show ad. of mere dry discussions of :al problems, this conference discuss controversial economic of power, such as rates and iiblic ownership. s'Hanners of the conference are so they're even going to in- f ,JS,representatives of labor and the 'i consumer to sit in on the show. ; makes the Utilities maddest is jfbal they can't quite see how to avoid > ihvUations *to sit on committees and ; participate in what they fear a big parade of the fruits of iW -.-W Deal power policies. ^Distinguished foreign, guests will to be taken around to TVA and , dam, as well as to, private I plants. Plans call for free Discussion , \4kcl 'presentation of both sides of all Sft issues, but key speeches will be made jtf-t&r government officials and most irer magnates can't see how the con-.-^^--- b e anything less than a ,__^' boost, for the New Deal and a i" Headache for themselves. / wv '/Seems as If Nothing's New; lljpne of the easiest things to dp, if 'j^12;-Jiave the time, is to find early torical "parallels for almost any iefn-day radical proposal that i along. the export bounty for surplus a; crops, which some Republicans ?considering as an alternative for fij» present AAA program. ' "'This country began' that sort of fining at a tends-- age in 1789. The first "; tariff bill provided a duty of 6 cents f'^ 1 bushel on salt, to encourage a do' hiestic industry. **- That was very tough on New Eng^ Jan<Vwhich was doing a big business v ^tupping salt fish. So what they did, ' r by' way of compensation, was to give the codfish industry an export bounty ; Which amounted to from 5100 to $250 'a year for each fish boat That sort of tiling went on right up to the Civil f'waf. t " * 'Britain Plans Her Trades' ' , Latest sizedup of European situa- ','tiOn, based on confidential reports A lO-Day Event We can only keep these prices for ten days. On Saturday, November 16th, the sale ends and the old price goes back. Don't delay—come in at once and outfit your entire family in shoes. Ends Saturday, Nov. l6 I „ British policy now based primarily On 'expectation of conflict sooner m ,jla,ter with Hitler. British statesmen finally have decided there's no long- run nourishment in supporting Germany against Russia inasmuch—assuming Russia lost—as that would only be building up an enemy with whom England would have to clash sooner or later. , Hitler isn't ready to fight yet and meanwhile Mussolini roust be licked or taken into camp lest he subsequently be in a position to ally with Germany against Britain. Mussolini, aware of all this, has in effect demanded Egypt as his price. Tn}s price is far too heavy for England, as it involves destruction of the British position along the route to India. Present efforts arc to hammer down Mussolini's price, by threats and league pressure. About all England has been willing to promise to date is a minor interest in Ethiopia which won't interfere with the aforesaid position. England is prepared for war if Italy won't cave in on a ''reasonable" basis. Roll Call (Continued from page one) Jfjeseurity and social unrest does the Se<j Cross meet its obligations in a manner to commend unqualified approval and support. The Red Cross favors none and helps all: It does not cease its ministrations when individ^ ual emergency needs have been met, but carries on at all times until permanent rehabilitation is effected. "The American Red Cross has been the ministering angel of mercy to victims of disease, disaster, and untoward circumstances. It has trans- eended barriers of race, creed, nation- tjjty, and religion, seeing the God- irade resemblance between men and Oblivious to the arbitrary, artifical, and man-made distinctions that other erganization and institutions permit tQ divide man from his fellow-man. It h snsybcjie of a huroaniatrianism that is 3 protest to the Timpani racialism and to the exclusive nationalism of out day. No human need is ever foreign to the Red Cross; no human cry ever escapes its all-hearing ears. It is a symbol of hope to the otherwise • and of help to the otherwise j To support its annual Roll ; [ should be looked upon as a priv- j than as a duty—but a| duty none the less. Like Abou sion. "Back here they arrested our,will go politically. F. J. Dillon, the pickets arid the butchers and the president of the International Union packers fed us a lot of boloney, and of Auto Workers, had this to say: they <?alled us Reds and laughed as "Fully 80 per cent' of our men arc us. But one day they'll find out that poor people and even women have rights. We're going ahead organizing. Wcj got our Women's League Against High Cost of Living and other cities are joining in with us. We want our children to have more to eat. People! ftre making too much money handling food. I don't know as I'm against; Roosevelt; I am against the packers and those who keep food prices up. We want the right to live." Maybe in cold type it all doesn't sound so tragically real as it did from the lips of this woman who can remember no single day of her life when poverty and hunger and want were not at the doorstep. Never had there been any of the vaunted Amer- high standard of living for her. Never had there been a moment of real security. Always there had been fear and dreaded anxiety. No. But Yes Down the street I talked with a woman who ran a parking lot in an alley. She was Polish and she spoke broken English. "My man used to work in the auto plants but he got cancer and died." she said simply. "I ain't much for Roosevelt now. Prices is too high. We can't get hardly enough to eat But my children was saying they was still for Roosevelt. I guess maybe I vote for him." Across the alley a boy about 15 was leaning against a shed,playing a harmonica. A yellow cur dog was squatted by his side, his nose lifted high. howling most mournfully. I imagine he thought he was singing. It is the way with men as well. In front of a great motor plant I stopped a workman homeward bound from his eight hours of toil. His blue shirt was open at the throat and I noticed that he wore no underwear. When he told me that he had a wife and four children, and that he was lucky if he got seven or eight months work a year, I knew why he was going without underwear. "I guess most of the 'boys are for Roosevelt," he told me after we had been talking for some minutes. "He tried to help us. We thought at first that the NRA would do us n lot of good but it didn't help us much. We'd j have been organized under that Section 1A if the bosses had'let us ... I can tell you when you work eight hours in one of these plants today you ain't got much steam left. The speed-up'is something awful now. I don't know how much faster we work than we used to, but it's a lot faster.' ' Everywhere in this automotive country around Detroit one hears constantly about the speed-up. It is the legitimate child of the line, belt and conveyor system. It has reduced man to his lowest depth and raised the machine to the status of at least a minor god. Organization Halted I went to Joe Brown to find out a lot of things. Joe has worked around auto plants for twenty years. He is ! by way of being a writer and econo- ' mist as well. Of course he's probably a little too bitter—but, after all. he is probably a little too slow after that many years. He's seen numerous attempts made to unionide the plants and he has seen strikes won and strikes lost. I'll let Joe tell his own story. "In the spring of 1933 there was a spontaneous move toward unionization among the automobile workers. We won three or four strikes for better wages and conditions in a row. In i April the Mechanics Educational Society was organized and grew like a mushroom. Then with the passage of the NRA the United Automobile Workers of America began organizing as a Federal Union under the A. F. of L. They built up several great locals, including one with 17,000 members in Flint. Then early in 1934 the Automobile Labor Board was set up and held hearings on alleged discrimination cases. The decisions were usually in favor of the employers and both the A. F. of L. and the MESA repudiated the Board. Soon a wave of strikes swept through the industry, culminating in the great Toledo strike. Today the United Automobile Workers have their own International and while, through intimidation and hired spies and fear, they have lost most of their members in the great plants they have successfully organized certain independent units such as the Studebakcr in South Bend . . . "Today the workers have lost all faith in political action. When Section 7A failed to guarantee their rights to organize, and then the Supreme Court knocked out the whole NRA. they became completely disillusioned. They have made up their minds ihat no one will help them but themselves. They are bitter and frightened. Of course if the Wagner Law is declared constitu- factories. Nobody seems to know when the mute, which is attached to the bridge of a violin to change its tone, was invented. One of the earliest printed scores to call for its use is that of Lully's "Armide." Great Serpent mound, a prehistoric earthwork in Adnms county, Ohio, extends 1,330 feet, being 15 to 20 feet wide and less than 4 feet high. Republican Gains (Continued from page one) had « slight cdjfe on Republicans in TuesdaysvVdtltig'for state legislators, eftrly fep«Hs indicated. Most of the ballots .retwMcd, counted were from strong. DemjpWatlc cjuarters in the northefh part of the state. Voting '^as quiet and light. The national issue was raised here by Senator BaMbur,-.Republican, and former Senator Walteir fi. Edge, the latter proclaiming the Assembly contest to be "the first nnd most Important round" of next year's presidential election. County leaders,and the voters were more concerned over local Issues. All 60 Assembly scats and eight of the 21 senate seats Were at stake. The Republicans wort confident of continuing the domination of both houses they have held since 1932. Voters also elected local officers. Blevins Miss Ethel Bruce, teacher in the Englo Mills school spent the weekend In Blevins with her father J. J. Bruce and Miss Lola Br\lce. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Bonds and Mr. Alvln Osborn were shopping in Hope Saturday. Clyde Snellgrovo was attending to business in Hope Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Foster and sons were Sunday guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. Bob Brown of the Sweet Home community, Mr. and Mrs. Tom J. Stewart and Cwight 'Stewart were visiting in Pres* cott Friday, Miss Flora Cotton was in Blevins Wednesday, A. H. Wade is spending this week in Little Rock attending a convention of the R. R. A. stipervisiors of Arkansas. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ewarl Wood and children were shopping in Prescott Sat- urday, , . t A, Wade spent Friday In Hop* attending to business. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Stewart, Mrs. A, It Wade. Miss Charline Stewart and Dwlght Stewart were shopping In Hope Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Ellis Morris nnd daughter Ja- nelte are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Morris. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gnincs, Misses Ruby nnd Alice Garner spent Sunday near Hope visiting relatives. Messers. Wallace Sage and Glenn Edom both of Rosboro were Sunday guests of Mr, and Mrs. W. P. Sage. Miss Mary Sue Sage came home Sunday from a weeks visit with Mr. and Mrs. Byron Andres of Hope. Mr, nnd Mrs, Dave Rumsy of Kil- gorc, Toxns, were last weeks guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Austin. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. E. Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wndc and daughter Dorothy Fnc were Wednesday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lavender in Hope. November 6,1986.' Mr. Cnrl ferown, Miss Kathleen Brown and Bill Brown were Hope visitors Saturday. Misses Coreeh Cox, Ruth Worthum, Clyde Martin and Mn^ Leslie spent the week jgftd Irt Ihelr fespeottvis home:!. J" '*' ,, . Horace -ylfliltlen spent the week end In Gurdorr Vrfffi relatives. The first 1 White mail to behold the Grand Canyon WAS Garcln Lopez dc CnrdenajC who had been sent from Zuni, N 1 ; M., to find a river far to the west of which natives had spoken. A recent military pageant at Scho* field Barracks, Hawaii, showed .the'. Hawaiian division of the army to be completely motorized, The army mule had vanished. The Japan Air Transport company has started weekly airmail service between Kyushu nnd Formosa, covering a four-day steamer route in f6 • hours. Robison's Lead AGAIN With A GIGANTIC oe And when we say GIGANTIC we mean just that. From the largest stock of shoes in southwest Arkansas comes these tremendous values ... values that only Robison's Leadership can give. We have assembled for this great sale, shoes of every style, size and price for EVERY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY. Bring your family in . . . let us fit them out in ROBISON QUALITY shoes ... and you will make a REAL SAVING. Just Look At These Tremendous Values!! Men's Work Shoes Ladies 1 Dress Shoes Guaranteed Savings We absolutely guarantee that every shoe listed in this announcement is a genuine reduction in price and is an outstanding value (and we believe unequaled). And every shoe is backed by the famous Robison's Quality Scout Shoes A sturdily built brown leather men's scout shoe with rubber sole and heel and leather welt. One of our greatest bargains. Low-Heel OXFORDS Ladies calf skin oxford with low heel and composition sole. Ideal for house wear. Sizes from 2'/o to 10. A real .value. $ 1.49 Moccasin Type Men's brown or black glove corded, moccasin type Blucher with nailed black composition full double sole and whole rubber heel. $^35 Cap or Plain Toe Men's glove stock work shoo with rubber heel and sole and leather welt. Plain or cap toe. Brown or black. $1.88 Extra Heavy An extra heavy work shoe with nailed composition full doable sole rubber heel. Brown or Black. Plain or cap toe. ~l 35 AJJ Leather Oxfords A well made, all leather ladies oxford. Brown with tan trim and also in solid black. Sizes 2 1 /- to 9. A nice dress oxford. Smart Brown OXFORDS Ladies well styled brown oxford with chevron side and fawn brown trim. Has 11'8 all leather heel. Don't miss this one. High Heel Ties Ladies smart black or brown, high heel ties with demi-suede trim. Has 19/8 full Louis heel. A really fine dress shoe at a marvelous price. $ 2.69 Demi-Suede Calf Ladies circle demi-suede calf with calf straps. Has 10/8 wood heel. '• Available in black or brown AAA to B's. $3.48 School Girl Oxfords School girl's all leather oxford with hard heels. Black or brown. A well made shoe that will give lots of comfortable wear. $2.69 2 tional you will see fireworks around the plants." At a Meeting I went to three of these union meetings in Detroit. One was held in a hall over a beer parlor. At one end L^l the room was a poster of a soldier, a marine and sailor arm in arm. bearing the legend WELCOME BUDDIES. There were less than 20 men in the room when I arrived. There were twj or three impassioned speeches and then a general discussion as to how best go about organizing a particular plant. Four of the audience wore paid organizers. One of them tea Adhem, w*B say As the Red Cross might I whispered to roe that a third of the : men present were factory spies. Add"Write me then. ing together the paid organizers and who loves his fellowmen." ' the paid spies, didn't leave many t Men's Dress OXFORDS Gun Metal Oxfords Men's gun metal dress oxfords, soft liox plain toe, cap too or wing tip. Composition half double hole. Rubber heel. $1.88 AU Leather Oxfords Men's all leather dress oxfords with leather sole and leather or rubber heel. Cap toe. Black or brown. $2.69 The Leading Department Store ODD LOT SPECIAL of $4 and $5 Value Ties and Pumps Medium or High Heels $i98 Black Suede Brown Suede Black Kid Brown Kid Here's n real Iniy fur you. These are odds and ends from our regular $4 nnd $5 shoes that must go right now. We don't have all sizes but we may have yours—if we have you sure can save. $ 2.69 Children's Shoes Gunmetal or Patent Leather 98 Child's hijih tup shoe with rubber scle and heel. Gun metal or patent leather. Sizes 5Vi to 2. Child's Oxfords 98' Child's low cut oxftird wiih rubber solo and heel. Gun metal or pulent leather finish. Sizes 5',to 2. Child's Calf Skin Blucher Child's calf skin bluchcr with leather sole and rubber heel lias wing tip. A smart looking, long wearing shoe. Sizes 8'/ 2 to ll!/ 2 $1.49 Sizes 12 to 3 $1.75 Child's Tan Elk Blucher Child's tiiu elk bluchcr style shoe with compeVjUln sole and Grubber heel. Has plain rtbc. * Sizes 8H> tQ ? $1.49 We Give Eagle Stamps W. Robison <S* Co. 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