Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 21, 1969 · Page 3
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 3

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 21, 1969
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1959 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Help Hospital Fund Drive if* PICTURED ABOVE are Harry Axe, manager of the local Burger Chef, left, and Ken Robinson, administrator of Jefferson Memorial Hospital, as they prepare to start the two-week special that is a promotion for Burger Chef and the Hospital Fund Drive. (Delo Photo Craft) for Sign 3-Year Contract At General Radiator General Radiator, Inc. of Mt. butcs 10 cente ^ hour t0WH rd Vernon, a subsidiary of Chro- a union pension plan for all malloy American Corporation,' employees; automatic wage and King City Lodge No. 1417 Progression steps in all classes . T . .. . . . <. were reduced and now provide of the International Association . Q „ „„ _ ..„ . . that an employee can reach the of Machinists and Aerospace maximum rale of his classifica- Workers Union have signed a Hon in one- half the time it' the three year agreement for 1 of $1.55 over the three year took before; several jobs were < all employees. Skilled employ- j period. upgraded providing additional j ees were granted inequity in- i The Union was represented in wage increases for these em- creases over and above those: these negotiations by .Harold ployees; hospitalization, and life ot other employees. j Williams, business repr'esenta- insurance benefits were greatly The agreement was ratified j tive; Ray G. Christoffel, Grand -o- -o- -o- increased with the company paying for all of the employees insurance coverages and a major portion of the employee's dependent insurance coverage. The agreement provides wage increases that will average 25 by the union membership at a meeting Held in the Jefferson county court house on Tuesday, January 14. by a vote of 230 to 27. Union anr' company officials estimate the new agreement cents per hour each -o- -o- • o- year of | constitutes a package in excess Lodge representative; shop chairman, Sherman Bullock; and committeemen Ed Sursa, George Bean, Jack Kiefer, and Harold Chambliss, The company was represented by Art Hansen, plant manager and Don R. Walls, personnel manager, -o- -o- -o- new three year agreement covering all. production and maintenance employees at the Mt. Vernon plant. This joint announcement was made by Harold Williams, business representative for the I.A.M.A.W. and Don R. Walls, personnel manager at General Radiator, Inc. The new agreement covers a bargaining unit of 300 employees and became effective January 15, 1969 and runs until January 15, 1972. The agreement provides many improvements in contract language along with improvements in wages and fringe benefits. A ninth paid holiday was added to the agreement; one quarter of one percent of the previous year's earnings was added' for each week of vacation pay making one week of vacation pay equal to two and one- quarter percent of earnings; the agreement provides three cost of living increases of not less than 3 cents or more than 6 cents based on each 0.4 percent rise in the cost of living index; the agreement also provides that the company contri- PICTURED AT THE SIGNING of the new three year agreement are: Front row, left to right: Ray G. Christoffel, Grand Lodge representative; Harold Chambliss, Sherman Bullock, and Edward Sursa, committeemen. Back row, left to right: .Joe Ostermun, vice president production; Art Hansen, plant manager; Kenneth A. Olson, president; Don R. Walls, personnel manager; Harold \j. Williams, business representative; Jack Kiefer, and George Bean, committeemen. (Delo Photo Craft) Starting Sunday, • for every customer that is served by Burger Chef, a nickel will be do nated to the hospital fund drive during the next two weeks. "People that are planning on dining out, are urged to patron ize Burger Chef and at the same time will, be helping the cause of the new hospital at no. extra cost to the customer since the pricing of the items for sale will be the same as at any other time," administrator Robinson said. According to Axe, manager of Burger Chef, and Mrs. Paul Friedman, the assistant manager, "Even if ( the purchase is only a small coke, the Jefferson Memorial Hospital fund drive will benefit one nickel." In Illinois House Rep. Ben Blades Heads Committee On Conservation State Rep. Ben C. Blades of Fairfield has been appointed chairman of the important Conservation and Water Resources Committee in the Illinois House of Representatives. Rep. Blades, a Republican, was reelected to the legislature last fall. , He has long been a conservation leader in southern Illinois and was instrumental in saving the quail-raising program at the Mt. Vernon State Game farm. Rep. Blades served as chairman of the County and Township Affairs Committee during the 1967-1968 session of the legislature. Mr. V. Soldier In Hospital In Japan Private First Class Steven A. Pigg of Mt . Vernon, who has been serving in Vietnam since September 1, is a patient at the 249th general hospital in Japan. ?teve , son of Mr. and Mrs. ^loyd Pigg of 224 Casey Avenue, has an eye ellergy. He telephoned his parents over the weekend and said he i's getting along fine. He entered the hospital in Japan December 28. Pvt. Pigg entered the service March 26, 1968 . A graduate of Mt. Vernon high school, he was a varsity football player here. Clergy-Business Open House Set Annual clergy- business man open, house of the Mt. Vernon • Chamber of Commerce is set for'Tuesday, Mar. 4. Good Will Ambassadors of the chamber, with Marion Heifner as chairman, will r.gain be the meeting sponsor with a local service club', as co-host. Following a mid- morning get acquainted, coffee, doughnut session, a local industrial plant "will be; toured. Louncheon will be at 11:45 a.m. with two speakers being heard, representing religion and business Mt. Vernori Ministerial Association has been invited by the chamber to furnish one of the two guest speakers. ILLINOIS WAR DEATH WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department announced Friday that Army Sgt. John R. Campbell, son of Herman L. Campbell, 8804 S. Halstead St., Chicago, was- killed in action In Vietnam. MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S MURPHY'S P X £L at 3 % to X a. ot 3 2 CO X a. 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