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TUESDAY, MARCH 29, Ifl4fl BLYTHKVIU.K (AnK.) COURIER NEWS ' PACK NINB IE NATION TODAY Congress Wrestles With Labor egislation and Move to Kill 'ait-Hartley Act Passed in '48 By James Mario* WASHINGTON, March 29. (/P)—Here's *i> ABO outline on the bill ch Congress will Uclcle In voting l new labor law. It's the one which the Truman administration wants passed. But it'» still only •. bill, not the new law. Congress may make big i»ngc» In the bill before letting It become law. ThU bill wipes out tn« 1947 Tall-Hartley Act and. with a lew aeUII- ons, bring* back the old Wagner Act of 1935. ThU was the main difference be-+ the Wa«ner act and T-K: 1. The Wagner act said a mail ould not be fired for Joining a mon; It said a boss had to bargain •1th his employes' union; and It set p the National Labor Relations loard (NLRB) to potect the em- iloyes' rights. Unions Seek Artwnlaje In short, the Wagner act put rc- trlcttoru on an employer but none t all on his employes. 2. T-H adopted that part of the Vaguer act but—then It put lumber of restrictions on unions, >lus new restrictions on employers, In short, T-H put restrictions on employers and unions, but put more estrlcttons on unions than thcj iver had before. The present bill—going hack to the Wagner act and wiping oui T-H—removes almost all restritv |tions on unions but leaves the olc Vagner act restrictions on an em POT example: i'-H binned union polltica. •spending: required union leaders t< Iswear they were not Communists I Ithey wanted the protection of th llaw for their unions; It require [unions to bargain In good faith wit Ian employer; and it outlawed th •closed shop. In a closed shop • employer can hire only unlo I members. The present bill wipe* out I those things. It requires a boss t I bargain in good faith with a unlo Ibut it doesn't require a union t I bargain in good faith with an (ployer And, further— The bill would nullify state law hlch banned the closed shop or other form of compulsory union leinuership. Would Expand Wagnrr Acl The bill would add llie.se things i the WuRiier act: Junsdlctional strikes —.' Th? bill utlaws them. So did T-H. The Vaguer act permitted them. (A jiu'i-sdictional strike is one in which a couple of unions quarrel with each oilier over rtolny a crr- ain Job. They have no quarrel with he employer but one of Ilicm trikes to make him do business with it.) Secondary boycotts _ The bill outlaws one kind. T-H outlawed them generally. The Wagner act jermiUed them. A secondary boycott means a union, having a dispute wllh a company, tries to slop other companies from doing business with that one. The present bill doesn't bar boycotts except when they arc an attempt to force an employer, <,vho already had a contract with another union, to do busine.ss with the union causing the boycott. National emergency strikes— The bil: has no outright ban on a union's striking, even if it endangers the general welfare. But it, would let the President ask that there be no strike for 30 dnys while he set up a board to investigate the dispute. (The Wagner act permitted any kind of strike, But T-H could prevent n national emergency strike for 80 days by giving the govern- Hearing Delayed. For Wisconsin Murder Suspect MILWAUKEE, March W. (A') — Milton Babich was arraigned yesterday on a first degree murder charge but stood mute. The 19- year-old youth is charged with killing Patricia Birmingham because the gtrl wisecracked about her sister's pregnancy in a love »ffa!r with him. Preliminary hearing was set for April 12. District Judge Harvey L. Neelen, after disputing with Dls- trl'.t Attorney William McCauley whetnei ball was allowable in » first degree murder case, remanded Babich to police custody without bond. Babich stood silently while Arthur Richter, chief defense counsel, asked for his release on bond. Slnte law does not require a plea by a defendant until the preliminary hearing, but Richter said previously UaWch would plead Innocent to the crmrge. As tiie youth lell Ihe courtroom, lib- 17-year old wife, Kathleen, with whom he eloped five weeks nfle 1 ' 1'atrlcln was slain and two days lie- fore tlie body wiw found March 20. called and waved to him. She rushed through the crowd to his ski/' and cried, "Mill, when cnn I see you " us he was taken awuy. McCnuley sold police attention was focused on the youth after his mother. Mrs. Pabian Babich, identified a shirt which bound the dead girl's body as one belonging to her husband. Mackenzie Continued from P»fe « from Belgrade have said that both American »nd British slc'el companies have been In Yugoslavia looking over the possibilities of putting up a sumll steel industry. In both London *nd Washington there »te signs that Tito Is being watched for some point at which both governments will decide to back him by letting him buy the machinery he needs to strengthen his country, and hence to strengthen himself. The British minister of slate, Hector McNeil, has Just told the House of Commons that he hopes no British move "will embarrass the Yugoslav government." He thought the nation had been ruthlessly treated by the Soviets. Ihe Poles and the Albanians." American policy makers rue l outspoken right now. Hut Ihi-y arc wnlchlnK Tito for what power he has to hold on to his government and to hold It to the purely "wluil is good for Yugoslavia" line. Wlu-i nnd If they decide he will not lie shoved nrouiid try the Kremlin ho will gel permission to buy Ihe sin of American machinery he needs That may come soon. Right now Washington Is fcellnB mil Ihe sof spots In Belgrade. So are Ihe llus slans. It adds up to the eolossn eat-nnd-mouse game now RO|IH; ,n Belgrade. faster Recess tor House Planned by McCormack WASHINGTON. March 29. W)— Hcnise Majority leader McCormick ID-Mass) said yesterday he plans to have the House recess from April H through April 25. McCormack told reporters that ii the House agrees to the plan, it Polish Shipyards Get Big Russian Order CiYDNIA, Poland. <AP>- Polls shipyards, hixrcl nt work bulHlh new vessels for Poland's mciuuUI fleet, have Just received their b!| gpst order—from Soviet nn.ssla. The Soviet ministry of foreli, hade asked (lie Poles to rebuild U 1 sections of n "urent IlortllttR (tock PtirU of the dock already have bt'i delivered to Gydnia. will quit from Holy Thursday until after Easter. He made the announcement at tnent power to get a court or injunction, to stop the that kmg.) the White House after a meetl of President Truman, rjemocrn Congressional leaders and Sccr tary of Stale Acheson. Mr. Truman himself recent cancelled all out of town speaking order engagements during April In order strike i lo be In Washington for cooperation with Congress. Gen. W. B. Smith jiven Command Of First Army WASHINGTON. March 39. (/!>)I. *cn, Walter Deilell Sinllh who is Just resigned us mnbassadur to iiislH, )ma been given command the first avmy. Announcing Ihls yesterday, the rmy Department suit) Smith will «ve headquarters at Ciovcrnors Is- nd, N. Y. In his new post he sue- eeds Gen. Courtney H. llodgei, ho retired Jan, 31. Smllh become sinb.-i.s-sndor to ussla In February, 1946. He re- urnert from Mascow t» few montlis go. He underwent treatment at Valter Reed Hospital and spent ome time convalescing in Florl- n. His reslgmitlnn as iinibnusiulor accepted by President Truman isl week. He served with distinction In orld Wur 11. lie was chief of taff to Gen. Duluhl l). Elsenhower rom September, 1942. throughout lie North African, Mediterranean ,nd European Thi'iitre o|ierutions. pmlth, who is 53. Is a imllve of ndlnnfipolls. He Ix'gun his Army ervlce during I he first World War. Qen. Dw!|ht D. Bscnhowtr left yesterday for Key West, Flu., to recuperate from »n Illness tint hu kept him In bed lor * week. Elsenhower, temporary chttrmin c! the Joint chiefs ol it iff. >iu been suffering from »n tnfUmma- tlon of the stomach. He led In President Tninmii's personul plane for the n«v«l »l«- tlon it Key West. The itneral >pp«*r*d a little pale •nd ahtky ti h« climbed •board the plant. 3oby is Born in Auto Within Three Blocks f Maternity Hospital SAOINAW. Mlcll., March M. </l'( --A tiny girl .hud an exciting nr- vnl Into tho world yesterday. Mrs. Ernest Wlcherl, 18. KLIVC birth to the baby while a nelKh- licir was speciilng her In his cur from nearby Birch llun to 31. Mary's llospllul. Thon. three blocks from Ihe hospital, the car collided wllh another. . Despite $1,000 dnmnge and two missing tires, Gordon W. Heed drove the remaining distance. At the hospital, doctors made tlielr usiinl Announcement: "Mother nnd child are doing fine." General Eisenhower Recuperates in Florida WASHINGTON. Mnrcll 29. (/!•)— BABY CHICKS lUalthy, Sturdy • Buy (he Best • Master Mix Feed None finer Lewis Poultry 419 Rant Main f'hon* 3317 For Expert PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Call 4601 NICHOLS DRUG GENTLEMEN: To havi » null t)i»t really till, be mentured by a Ull«, N*w •hnwlni nil <h« latent »|irlnf and lummer Imported and d«- mettto wonlcnt. Drop down lo our nhop any day of ihe week. . GEORGE L. 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