The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 3, 1942 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 3, 1942
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE S, 1942 ,• EDSON IN [[WASHINGTON j By PETER EDSOX Courier News Washington Correspondent C. E. Randall' of 'Chicago, vice, president of Inland Siecl and one! of the most outspoken critics of the "union maintenance" alias closed shop issue which the Wai- Labor Board will get around to deciding one of these days, has revealed a formula i'or making liberals into bourbons. There isn't any particular'trick to it—just a matter of letting Nature take its course after. exposing under given conditions ' the individuals to be converted. In the case of Inland Steel, it has worked something like this: This company, like many others, tries to find bright young men and let them grow up in the industry. College graduating classes form one of the commonest recruiting grounds, and there young engineers, chemists, and students of economics and business administration are hired and given a chance to show what they've got. These youngsters come out of college full of ideals, sociology, liberalism and all_ the new thought about the rights of labor to organize, bargain collectively and assert its rights. So far so good, and harboring these ideas apparently doesn't disqualify a young graduate from being hired, even by Inland Steel. The boy goes to work and, being interested in such matters, he runs into union practices. First off is the grievance committee procedure. It is admitted by a good many employers that three-fourths of the bellyaches which come up in daily, weekly or monthly grievance meetings are justified, particularly in expansive times like these when men are shifted to new jobs, when the pressure is on for more and more production, when foremen and junior supervisory officials are inexperienced, and when all the tremendous trifles of big plant operation constantly have to be readjusted. They're all to be expected ( and they're taken. Thousands of one-man or one-crew \\tork stoppages, sit-VJowns or strikes, come along, last for two minutes or two hours, are adjusted, and no one thinks anything about •them. \ • Then one day there comes a union dues picketing. A "committee'! from union headquarters will stand outside the plant gate, and as the men file by, the ones who haven't paid their dues, haven't, joined the union and can't •show a card are stopped, led over ,to a car or down the alley and persuaded. Those who don't sign •up are not permitted to go to .work. MAY MEAN TROUBLE . It is perhaps natural that arguments oj this kind lead to scuffles, and scuffles lead to strong-arm .'tactics and strong-arm tactics lead to violence. Men driving to work •have had their car windows and headlights smashed, "their fenders caved in, their autos overturned and dumped in the ditch. In the War Labor Board hearings on the Inland Steel case, there are some pretty sad.pages of testimony from workers who have been beaten up in dues picketing parties and the records of the company give evidence of how production has been stopped by not having sufficient crews to operate certain units on dues picketing days. But to get back to • the young engineers. When these youngsters with all their theories go through just one clues picketing line, says Randall, it makes them bourbons overnight. And these are the men who, 10 or 20 years hence, will be the operating brains that run the company. Not enough has been told, thinks Randall, about this dues picketing business and its corollary, the after-work calls '.which trie committee makes at the homes of the employes, who are called out on the porch and persuaded. These are the chapters of the open shop vs. the union shop argument that don't make pretty reading. ANOTHER SIDE There is of course the other side of the story, which Mr. Randall and the bourbor. beys probably wouldn't agree L o. but which in fairness should be stated nevertheless. A good many workmen like to ride on the coattails of a union, taking advantage of whatever benefits it, secures in the way of improved wages and working conditions, without contributing anything- toward organization support. All these organizations have their troubles in just keeping alive. That's why they want union maintenance, which is simply smart press agentry and nomenclature for what used to be called the closed shop. And the unions don't overlook a bet, cither, in pointing out that if the union shop principle were adopted, dues picketing and their attendant evils would automatically be eliminated. .That's just one side of the big issue which the War Labor Board is wrestling- with now. AVASHINGTON CAMPAIGNS CPA having educated the big stores on price control, now begins its campaign of explanation to country stores, comprising half of the 1.9 millicn U. S. retail out- BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS They Shape Australia's Destiny lets.. .The number of buttons on work clothes is to be reduced... The feminine apparel limitations order has had to be revised upward to take care of "girl stouts" (no pun) and '"teen-age stouts."... And limitations on ladies' non- wool slacks had to be increased an inch to allow for shrinkage... Ten per cent of the food dollar gees for pork...In 1940, U. S. aircraft manufacturers turned out 5800 new planes and the goal now is 60,000 a year, a jump of more than 1000 per cent.. .Lawnmower manufacturers have been given permission to produce at their full 1941 production, up to June 30, provided they use only fabricated metal on hand March 31. Among "many 'peculiar' names"' of Missouri towns is that of Peculiar, Mo., the birthplace of Carry Nation! New picture from Australia shows together for first time the men who command forces fighting in the land down under: Gen. Thomas Blarney, left, Australian commander, and Gen. Douglas MncArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in the southwest Pacific. Osceola Society—Personal of Memphis and a graduate of late Mr. and -Mrs. W. H. Robinson Mississippi state College. Sturk- ville. He is employed as an expediter. with the Foi-d-Bucon-Davis Com- j pany with his headquarters In Marshall. Texas. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. R. R. Davenport and daughter, Miss Alary Louise Davenport, and Miss Frances Guthrie, all of Memphis. Mr. Robinson is u cousin of Roy Dillarcl and with Miss Lognn has often visited in Osceoln. • _ Mary Elizabeth Bailout- Hostess Wedding: belLs, hearts and pink candles carried out the bridal motif at the night bridge party for 12 Kuesrs yivi-n by Miss Mary Elizabeth "Balloue in her home Friday night honoring- Miss Sarah Morgan of Wilson, whose marriage to Weidon Rainwater of Walnut Kidue has been set for June 10 at the Wilson Methodist Church. Miss Morgans corsage from tho hostess was of pink ami white carnations ana sweet jwas. Her j-ilt, was silver in her wedding pattern. Tlie ice course was centered with a pink heart and small pink candles topped the white cakes. In the games Miss Clementine IBowen was high scorer and Mrs. John Binford White won second high. A small wedding ring imbedded in the base of one pink amcllo determined consolation uwurd i'or Mrs. Colemim Stevens of Hlythc- ville. Out-of-town guests wore Miss Ruby Crain, Mrs. Joi> Culluin, Mrs. James Easley and Mrs. V. B. Wnd- dell of Wilson and Mrs. Colniuiu Stevens of Blytheville. * * » Former Osei-ohi Teacher Weds A wedding of interest, to many - was Hint of Miss Gladys Mu- I'.'-trs of Magnolia, Ark., to ii Edward Johnson of Little which wtis performed ut the Church in Manon Monday, May 10. ! f bride, who was formerly teacher in Osct-ola sfhcnb, i' ( ,r several years, wus lu-iul o f '-!!»• Jiusiness Administration IV- •l>«Jtm,.|ii ut Magnolia A, and M. ColK'iv the pjvst two years. ^ ! <t graduated from Ilender- •scn s^u. Teachers College, Arka- di'll-liia, and Peabody College. N^hviiK-, Tenn. ahc is it member' cl K:>ppa Delta Pi, education ini- I tenn{\ ; i>i Qiunmu Mu, social sri- nnv iralernity; Delta Kappa Gamma. :'ci.'ii'ty for women teachers, American Association of Women. ^r. Johnson i.s connected with ihi- Missouri Pacific Linus. Upon their return from u bridal l! 'ii> they will be at home at li>lf> Street in Little Rurk. iMuo.UUiur Johnson Mr. ami Mrs. J. 0. Johnson of U-i-uii' :i \\V.M. uf Usivoln :nv the psu-cnls oi a |j.ib v .son born in tho IVU'ilxjdb.L Hospital in Memphis on 1 Hi May 1U. 'I IM« buby was named in honor f'i (MMI. Douglas MurArtlmr. Gulhry L. \VliHi- and Charles Lnwramv returned Sunday from seveni 1 dny s j n chluigo ' whiM't' llu'V attended the annual iiu-dlng ol tin- National llivers and Harbors Congress. ^orge IJnlloue Jr.. will leave Tisesilay i'or Jai-Icson, MLss., lo viMl two aunts. Mrs. F. A. Muller aiu! Mis? ; jiniu Terry. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Brickcy left, Sunday for .SI. Louis in response '»' :i message notirying th cm - O f an jnjury siwutiiu'cl uy an aunt of Mrs. Brlckcy when she fell last week. 1'Joyd, White went to Jonesboro Sunday to enter Arkansas State College for the 12-week summer term. He was accompanied by George Doyle Jrt. who returned later in the day. George left Monday morning for Cupe Olnulcjiu. Mo., to outer Southeast Missuuri Teachers College for the summer aTtn. Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Kit-hards of St. Louis who huve been the quests «f his sister. Mrs. C. B, Driver lor several days, will return lo their home ,Tuesday. They will be accompanied by his mother. Mr.s. E. L. Richards, and two nelms, Ami and Nancy Driver who will visit ihere two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Spook, George Florida anil Lillian B. A.VIVS drove to Reelfoot. Lake 8uiid»v' Mrs. W. D. Kelly and daur'hler Rosemary, of Jlii-'kmiin, Ky.,' are here for a. visit wit!i Mr.s U 0 y E Dawson. Mrs. Kelly formerly lived Mere. Mr. and Mr.s. Jack Wilson and (luut'.hler, Sue Quiiin Wilson. H p rn t last week with his j;juvnl.s 'in EJ- ivtru, Tex. Mr. Wilson's daughter. \\anda Wilson, retunird with Uit'iii to O.seeola lor a visit ol two weeks Mr.s. John A. Adam:-; and dauKh- ter. Mary Louise Adams, of LilMe K'ork were weekend imt'sf;; <>r Islanders Purchase War Bonds MATANICUS ISLAND, Me. (UP) —The 75 inhabitants of this isolated coastal outpost have purchased more than $7,000 in "war bonds. Rcbinson-Logan Wedding A wedding of simple dignity and beauty was that of Miss Mildred Logan of Memphis to William Henry Robinson also of Memphis which was performed at the Presbyterian Church in this city at 11 o'clock Saturday morning by the pastor, the Rev. L. T. Lawrence. The ceremony was performed in the presence of only relatives and immediate friends. The bride, who was reared in Virginia, is the daughter of Mrs. Solomon Lee Logan of Meadowview, Va. She is connected with the University of Tennessee Fath- plogical Institute in Memphis and will continue her work there following their bridal trip to Texas. The bridegroom is the son of the A Cordial Welcome Awaits You at The Beauty Bar One of the finest, most modern shops in Northeast Arkansas, Phone 3202 Glencoe Bldg. ^ \ ^<\ 2^ ,iJ see' icV cVef ^So< ,^ e °" e .*^ ,,A5,' .so 106 ..oe^ e ' •&* 't %(n Mrs. George Adams and Mrs.'John 1 White. Mrs. Gilbert Mastin and daughters, Shirley and Betty Sue, will Ho to HIclcman, Ky. this week for a lew weeks with Mr. Mastin who is employed by the U. S. Government Fleet there. Mrs. L. S. Mitchell and son, Cwen H. Mitchell, and daughter, Mrs. C. F. 'looker nil of St. Louis were business visitors here three dny.s last week, Miss Pcnrle Carlwright has :is her finest Ihls week Robert Elmore of Wti.shlni'ton, Ind. Mr.s. Murphy Andrews and iluuyhu-r. Mrs. Lee Sewull and small •von, Murphy Bewail, will arrive June 81 h lor a visit with the former's dttiiBhtor. Mrs. John Bin- lord White and Mr. White. ••' » * Attend l-'uni'ral Ilore Among those from out-of-town who wore here for the funeral of J. T. Coston on Sunday afternoon were Mr. and Mrs. Horace Sloan tU "L. Jll !!! {l> J J ' P> Ciauliui y M Jones- rHEAlACHE Whon your hcncl aches and nro Jittery, ^ct rolJnr uuicklv nutly, with C.ipuclluc. Acts fu """"« IfHllcjultl. Use only M dh !ruB«bts. IQc, 3Q C , 60c. All wnJ J £ dg « Whltm an W. Hughes, WiJks Davis. Blan Maxwell and Miss Dora Lewin of Memphis: Dr H. R. Coston of Birmingham with ms two sons, Major J.-M. Costdn pnrf Cant,. R. M . Coston of Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Ala- Mrs Anna Fowler, sister of Mrs. Coston' of Knoxville, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs .£? 0r8 ? ™' Hurst and children', Miami, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs R w Anderson and children, Paris' Tenn.; from Blytheville were Judge and Mrs. G. E. Keck, judge Z. 13. Harrison, Judge and Mrs Roland Green, George Barham, VJr- #H Green, Leon Smith, Max B w?«V «' K Cr| B*er, Mr. and Mrs! W. w. Pepper. _Read Courier News want ads. *"~"~ ' - ' * for all occasions Personalized Service THE FLOWER SHOP Phone 491 Glencoe Hotel Bldg. \ - *"... AND MAKE IT x ' ' ^ ONE OF YOUR GAY MODERNS. \ f THEY'RE THE JPRETTIEST WHlfff SUMMER SHOtS I'VE SEEN AT THE PRICE! SO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM AT ^ '*s. \ % Grey snake% ... % gram looks ^ new on these 9. white casuals! S~~' X Gfeaming paf- entmakesfhese specta tors dressier! 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