The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1944 · Page 2
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tWO . : . BLYTHEVlLLfe > - ---. - . , ~ < ; POURDBR NEWS Dated Jap Pin-Ups on'Tinian ' * ' _ v y ' t i V ' ' LABOR'S LEVER America's -39 million• .non-farm c nployees. last iear drew about 90 billion dollars In theuv paji em«l- oj-es—two r Jiftlis ot our national income. These people have power to make' their country.,*prosperous 'or plunge It Into chaos TheJ hold the lever and Uie best thing they can ever do for this nation Is to act tor their own best Interests, seriously. American workers will not -toil lor a few cents a' day like Jnps, the> must not Lowering Labors living standards always damages American prosperity. by just that much. Industry's only hope;to compete in all :roarkets,--- at home 1 nnd abroad, is'on a basis of manufacturing' efficiency.' Producing more marketable merchandise per worker per day spells prosperity to employer and-employee both. Making. Jobs'Pay Two .weeks ago'.in this column.I showed'.how employment'might be put nt a.safe.'economlc'- level after the war." Briefly the achievement will cost Industiy about $0.000 per job. plus some .good.'.- sound, planning. Biit this'will'be" only .a slnvt. The jobs themselves must pay good wages: "and.'Interest on investment. Otherwise they will -be; temporary jobs, not'worth-providing, not worth accepting. Only secure Jobs are good jobs' i Since the publication two weeks ngo of nn Installment of this column"entitled' "Making Work,'' one of my several friendly ciitles lins called m'e- pessimistic. He'submits a book of A D H Kaplan's published thlslyear- which'cuts the needed numbers of -new post-war- Jobs 1 ' to abou£Ja;th!rd of the figure I quoted Tills celebrated expert belle\es an investment ;of 50'million dollars will accomplish the ^desired end. The reasoning Is sound, and I ani bi<mig tills estimate on his flguies. :inairec*T Competition Cheap forelgij 'labor lias long been a chnllelige to American efficiency, although aliens nm\ iie\er under-bid' American citizens for work ortU; S. soil again; their competition' will be ,mdirect Tlie haz- ird Is that European nnd Asiatic manufacturers will use their C!IMI|I help to-inntate American goods and then sJH the rubbish- In America and elsewhere Such a degrading of world markets will mean less bust-: ness fof American-plants and fewer jobs for Amerlcant workers \ .. The, American; iworlmmns ^answer to sucH's challenge Is easyi Less costly merchandise. TmV,does-Miot mean lower wages.'Jt means.higher wages. >It means maximum yield — more' and better products turned out faster and at less cost It does not- tnefn long hours It means more Corkers ,on . the job fewer hours ..with. , American efficiency, more yield per hour pei worker. Whoever cuts production bleeds lu- bor. Follow Volume i Cpl. Louis -IppolUo, West-Orange, N. J.," examines 'strange wur | souvenirs found in a wrecked Jap house on Tinian—portraits of : George_\VashingUm, Abraham Lincoln imd, Thomns\ A. Edison, owner kept them Is moot question. : EPSON IN WASHINGTON London's Seeing It Through Whitjn workman earns In a >ear Is in propon.on to what he produces An emplojei s investment in loch -IntreajsEr volume and the workers earnings accordingly High wages __and hlgh'llMng stamHrds tor workers depend, therefore on two things, (i) Th 0 employer's ln- vestment In equipment, preUously discussed, and (2) Koikmen who can and will make- 1 that equipment do its best, while in use If management . bujs look to make things people want and thus create Jobs if Vrorkers help crash the gajes , of world markets with prices lo»er than, the drivers of slave labor can quote, doing so with good American things made faster to sell-tor less, then nothing can stop our , prosperity but government jtself Nest week, 'Moral Courage," uhlch | s government's pirl prospentj LEAVENWORTH Kan (UP) A local resident threw bick the Lpvers of his bed reccnllj and found it filled with angleftormi When Me questioned his small daughter, who »ad been playing in the victory gar- But, Daddy, den she e\plained they felt cold: : ^ tt h HEAT ^ coome emaTtof heat rash itch r*il of iao°<luito bites, cool burning J--F itch oflhKihng eunton with *-** Meisana Contains ingrcd.enU often used by specialists for rc- 1'ef of tlcso discomforts Yet costa bttle Greater livings m UIG larger azra So get a supply tpday and beat the heat mth MEXSANA •SOOTHING MEmCATEP POWDER RY-.ROSETTi: KMICKOVK i NKA Wni 1 Correspondent LONDON. 1 —The terror valve of ie flylnff bomb niighl have n boomerang effect on Hitler coulj he ;ec the rcnctlons of the British to lis prize weapon. Civilians in London . nnd southern England are deriving n certain satisfaction in the reeling that they. are. to some extent, sharing (he perils of Uielr fighting men. With everyone It's matter of pride to carry on regardless, and people are 'traveling, working, even .• playing without n hint'or the jitters, . While there has bean mass evac-i uitllon—close to 180,000 women n»'l children, ns well ns .tlie old and infirm^-llierc arc. suVprtsingly. still a number of children about, especially in the London suburbs. Many parents have preferred to .- keep them at home rather than risk the discomforts of overcrowded snfc areas or simply because it lust Is Impossible to Kct- accommodation lor the next three months. The removal of the ban on mnny southern nnd western constai "districts resulted In hotels nnd rooming houses being owcrwhelme'd with? requests for rooms. Suburbia has settled down once again to a "fortress" life, it has dragged its mattresses clown from upstnirs bedroom.'; to living or dining room where once a mnid In starched cnp and apron waited at table. Meals are eaten in the kitchen and the last trace of chichi hns disappeared. EVERYONE SURDS RESTRAINT III London and everywhere else for that matter there is no longer any diffidence nbout flinging yourself on the ground or floor to avoid being hurt by glass ..nnd other debris. I was shopping at the local grocery store one Saturdny nftcr- noon when n "doodle" was heard approaching and everyone—customers and assistants alike— went down like a flash. . Commuting, you find that a P plane overhead will quickly melt whatever reserve your fellow travelers still cling to. Our crowded train was standing nt a junction stnlion the other evening when we heard and saw a bomb coming. Everyone threw himself on the platform and on the floor of the coacl So that women would not be injured by glass from shattered win- flows the men in our coach pu their backs up against the glass and pushed the women down or the seals. London bus drivers nnd conductors decided recently to "carry on' during flying-bomb raids as thci did in the 1940-11 blitz. They refused "with thnnks" the offer o the . Manchester corporation li "lend 1 - 500 drivers' and conductor: lo relieve the strain In London The offer was conditional on an equal number of drivers and con ductors going north for n tw nlong- living nougli for the bnby's cot ide. . • A large : number of people i: London's.outer suburbs lmve<uc- ulrccl Indoor "table"- shelters, 'licro hns-been such-a demand for iiese that ninny people living i in he north of England-have offered o relinquish Ilielrs for Hie benefit f their fellow-citizens in the south. Tnble shelters cnji Ire made ((Ulte o/.y with n .innttrras nnd nre gunr- hlced to.'.wKlistnncI even the weight f an entire house in case of-n dl- cct hit. TWO people can sleep quite omtortably, n'ml there nre doiible- eckers for n family of four or five. People whose income Is below. $1200 yea,r get them free—otherwise he price is 528 for the first siv.e .ml $3ii for the larger. eoks' "busman's holiday." Hut thu ockneys dccldMl they preferred io see this thlngf through." I)y now II of London's:. • buses hiivc nntl- last. mesh on jthc rear windows. TOKK VISITS OM: SHKI/TKU A baby was |born in nn "Amler- on 1 .'shelter, (the kind that nre dug lit of-tlie ground In Die back yard) omewhere . Injihc London area 'he shelter lm<l been comfortably tied up • with « bed with room Fdbe : Problem Adjustment B>- HU't'lf , MIL-MOT . .,,. For many a' war wife the first /ear or two after the return Of her Husbnnd may be a more difficult licrlod of ndjustincnl than the years of .reparation endured while the war lasted. • For she thinks during the separation Hint all of her problems will solved the day her husband returns to her. As a infillcr-of-fact, =he may be faced with a whole new set of problems with'no comforting philosophy to keep up her courage. ' No less an authority thin) Col. William C. Mennlngcr, chief of the Division of Neuropsychlatry of the Office of the Surgeon General, says Hint the man sent to war may be; problem lifter lie eels home, evpn though he never left this country and even though he is Just nil overage veteran, nnd not one discharged ns n psychoneiirotlc. The reasons for this, says Col. Mennlngcr, -are that service men will come back different fellows because "they'll all have known some degree of siress. They'll be more aggressive, more restless, full of Indecision:" . . WANTS HIGH 1'AV And he goes on to point out: 'The veteran 1ms heard of $10l)-n- iveek jobs. .He's going to look for them—nnc! Ihey'll be .scarce. Also, somebody has fed and clothed and mid him for two or three years. There hns been no way for him to ;ct, Into serious economic difftcul- ;!(«. He's had a philosophy of living from day to day with no sense uf losponslbllty for anybody else. Even the allotments to his family came out, of his pay automatically. It will be hard for him to sellle down." That doesn't sound ns though nil of n wife's problems are going to be over fts soon as her husband" returns to her. It soumlf; ns though In many cases she Is going to trade loneliness and worry for the job of restless, disillusioned man settle down and make a place for himself In life. ,•• .. And there'll be little happiness for the wife until the-problem is solved. For no woman can be liap- py with her lot In life unless she believes her husband is satisfied Government Draftsman Slain At Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 17. (UP) — Forty-two-year-old u. p. Crlppen, chief draftsman nt the U, S. Engineers office in Jacksonville, died Tuesday from a bullet .wound received Saturday night during reported altercation with willlum Waller Seaward, 29. THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1944 Heart Conner News Wnnt Ads Honoycdlf Is 11 village in Novll Carolina, Iloneyhlll a village in South Carolina. ----- - TASTE .full o'vitamins THE FOLKS ARE -ALWAYS GLAD TO SEE A1E ' WHEN I BRING HOME DR, Just Received-New Shipments of OFFICER'S SHIRTS GABERDINES — TROPICALS — PALM BEACH We've a complete range of sizes on those officer's shirts now .., But don't wait too long to select yours —you know how hard they've been to find! Christmas Packages ""' For Men Overseas Should Be Mailed Early DSON Cleaner- Tathr-Clothier his automobile, returned with a pls- recoverea from the scene. col .'and shot him In the chest. Police arrested.^Seaward shortly after the shooting and he was re- Rend Courier News Want Ada. Crlppen allegedly told poilce:thal leased under StOOO bond, He was MINOR SKIN IMITATIONS Seaward, visiting an adjacent apart- after Crlppen died, and charged with murder. awl that Crlppen remonstrated. He O/flcers .said that a revolver from said that the younger man weiif (a which two shots were llred had bee WHITE PETROLEUM JELLY I'm FRESHNESS! rm never allowed to go stale. I'm locked in the bean, tika a prisoner in jail. For Spotlight is ground the store when you buy it, Then out comes my "zip" to lend zest to your diet! I'm VALUE, the factor that makes folks rejoice. I help to make Spotlight the 9 to 1 choice. By giving you freshness and flavor renowned, Whrle saving you up to a dime on each pound! 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