The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1951 · Page 19
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 19

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 20, 1951
Page 19
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THURSDAY, SEPTE!*BER 20, 1951 BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Little Rock Firm 'Guilty'of Unfair Labor Practices CompAny 'Not in Error' In Discharging Five/ NLRB Rules at Meet ^WASHINGTON. Sept. 20. (AP) — j *j^0 National Labor Relations Board' yesterday 5 aid the W. R. Wrape Stave Co.. of Little Rock, was guilty of unfair labor practices In Its deal- Ings with employes prior to an elec-! tion on unionization. However, the board ruled that the Wood Products Company was not In error In discharging five em- ployes. The board ordered the company to cease "interrogating its employes concerning their union activities, membership and sympathies and threatening reprisals if a union is selected." Charges of unfair labor practices were filed by the APL carpenters and Joiners Union. The union said the company "coerced, interfered and restrained" employes when they attempted to organize a union local at the plant. Election Held Aug. 18 An NLRB election was held at the plant Aug. 16. 1950, to determine if employes wanted representation by Local 1601, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and' Joiners of America (APL>. A majority of the votes was cast against the union. The union said that because of the company's activities the unionization question was defeated. It also charged that Charles Ed- rajttds, Lester Word, Charles Beard- eH^fohnnie Woods and Jack Parker were discharged because of their union activities and were not reinstated by the company. In its report the NLRB said there was no evidence that the men were discharged illegally. It recommended that the complaint against the company on this point be dropped. PAGE NINETEEN Georgia's Tax Levy Studied State Asks Payment On Super-Bombers ATLANTA, Sept. 20. (AP)—U.S. Air Force lawyers are studying Georgia's demand that the state's 3 per cent sales tax be paid on super- bomberE built or reconditioned at' the nearby Marietta plant. Revenue Commissioner Charlie Redwine has notified the Lockheed Aircraft Corp., which operates the huge project that it must pay the levy oteftuiprijent..purchased for construction and : rehabilitation ol the bombers. - "' ' ''' The matter has been Air Force attorneys, said D.\ J. ghton, assistant 'general man- at the Jant. He said he hoped the two two governments could work out some agreement on the demands. "If we buy a lot of materials for the United States government and have to pay a state tax on It, it will run up the cost to ha federal governmen," he added. Kedwlne said Lockheed is a prU vale ocntractor and theerfore subject to the sales tax. Successor to RussellvilU Judge to Be Chosen CONWAY, Ark.. Sept, 20. (AP) — Attorneys from four counties will meet here tomorrow at 2 p.m. to select a successor to the late Chancellor ^J. B. 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