The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 12, 1946 · Page 3
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 3

Bakersfield, California
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Thursday, December 12, 1946
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-•* i - it );" '* 1 l.&5tetement ' , ' > -*."' corner-oay nhBcontroVBtsy over a C. i; p.-sponsore'd' report" claiming Industry can,raisV--wagres 25 per cent without, b'aojsting, prices. -•,",. >.',< ; Officials-." said V: the gbVsrnment ' would be only an-interested observer until it could Ire-ascertained whether the C. il.,p# wage drive .would^e settled -peacefully 7 through bargaining:, or erupt into another round of strikes In the steel, auto, or other important industries. Industry sources-challenge the ac_.curacy of ,the statement that busi- ,ness-n-as enjoying enough profits to raise wage's S5~ per cent without hiking prices of their goods. A National Association of Manufacturers source^said-it was trr'oneous guesswork and that N. A. M. economists would -."tear it apart." . ~ Some sources believed the 25 per cent figure would be the C. I. 6 'a „. 'asidng" price in forthcoming negotiations bat "that settlements could be reached, for less. On the basis of present average hourly earnings In all manufacturing, the 25 per cent would'average 27 cents -an hour. Textile Wprkers'Union (C. I. O. accepted a pay boost of 10 cents an hour lor 90,000 cotton workers in 47 northern mills. The C, I, O. meat packing worker's, accepted 7% cents an hour from, Cudsthy Brothers Packing Company, one of the Big Four meat packers, plus 2 to 8 "cents nn hour m °r<$ for,the elimination of geographical differentials. The." "big three C. I. "6. unions- steel, auto and electrical workers 1 — will, meet next week, in -Pittsburgh to discuss-their demands. The auto workersiboard meeting in New York has hinted ,"a£ ]'.a,\- general wage in- crease'jdemajwj jof >23 cents an hour. The Steel Workers Union, headed by C. I. O. President Philip Murray, probably will not make a cents-per- libur demand until after bargaining sessions begin with United States Steel- Corporation, ,one informant said. The C. I. O.-sponsored wage report was unveiled at a luncheon Wednesday attended by C. I. O., government and management representatives. It was prepared by a firm of analysists headed by Robert TJ. Nathan, former deputy director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion. CALlFORNIAii FLORIDA; day .lias^ arrived? gentlemen.',- 5 J *. California citrus > grovf;eE* admits; ' -the JSlorida., methqds"ai&~bett«r. t -I)onald S.V13. rAnderson,'promi- nent -rancher just back f£p.m a, - tour of. Florida -gloves,« disclosed^ today that fertilization-methods; - there'are producing per-tree ^yields/ well -ahead of 'those -here.- *He' added that he intended to experi-, ment'on his own holdings... , , • • Anderson cited -one grapefruit" grove.-- .which- sold -for, §300 per . acre-in 1938, and which unaer, advanced 'fertilization , produce&f the equivalent of '14.600 "California", field; boxes of fruit this year, ovei;' nine acres, for a-Tiet of §1000-per" acre. - -".-'• TO REPEAT VOWS LOS AXGBI/ES, Dec. 12.' l#>—Married in a civil ceremony Wednesday, Dr. Jose Vincente Trujillo, Ecuador's foreign minister, and Miss Marie Wellensiek, Pomona, will again exchange vows at a church wedding in Pomona Saturday. RAILWAY HEAT) NEW YORK, Dec. 12. UP)— R. V. Fletcher, who has been acting president of the Association of American Railroads, since the death of J. J. Pelly a month ago, today was elected president by the directors of the association. Nehru Recommends, Republic for Jndia ~ NEW —TSETJHT, Dec. 12. Pandit Jawahai-lal Xehru, Hindu leader and fii;st minister in India's 'interim, government, presented a res-^ olulion to the constituent assembly today recommending: India "be -pro'- elaimed»*an '"independent sovereign republic." _* ' , Discussion was set for tomorrow on the resofution, which would provide for the drawing tip of a constitution. tEftt $afcer$ftdb CaKforntail Thursdoy, December iz, '1946 3 f4r, t jis. ifour >army" privates are concerned,, you t can take all those Joseph _Con- Fftdksea stories^, and the"navy/ too, fors-that matter^ haul", 'era.'out' to sea and bury 'em. - , The Malibu sheriff's substation told the story today $£ the privates' saga of ±he sea, while their'beached landing craft perched high-and-dry 'on the sand.', Private"'First Class- Joe Holt, 24, and his crew of three left San Diego 'in .company with_ 33 other assorted; lauding craft Tuesday. TKey were ] MorrovBay, loaded with I gear -of the Five Hundred Thirty- ] seeond'Engineering, Boat and Shore Battalion. r- But' off PoinfDume', north of here, ,the LCSI's diesels gave'up and the -tide started carrying them .inland. They 'finally 'skidded, up^ on the beach, where a sheriff's patr_ol found them. „ '' , ,* ".; - ' t , -Holt tried to phone headquarters, but the operator wouldn't accept a collect message.- Tfie 'quartet pooled resources an4 paid $1:20 for the call. They waitetf-and waited, but, no res- 'c'ue party hove into' view, either from sea or from'land. Holt says he's a qualified diesel mechanic, but there aren't any tools aboard. - JThat was the way things stood today. So he- and his crew. Privates First Class George Olson,-"Arthur Rowe and Fred Rubuy, wet, tired and unhappy, took turns at sentry duty on the beach. More Proof That Lawson s Are Keeping Prices Down ...w® ^jH u «»•"— niUT^ *jB^ Gttrt S,o£d«^ NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED FOR LAYAWAY Credit is fiee, as long as a-year to pay. Federal Tax.Included "-i Authorized Distributors! BULOVA, GRUEN, ELGIN, , WALTHAM, BENRUS, HELBROS and other famous watches for men^and women. $ 24.75\ 0$ 350 6 Diamond Ensemble Regularly $200 Here's liow you save when you buy diamonds during this event. Three diamonds in each ring. Lovely mountings. All other dia-^ monds at $T£A comparable savings JLOU ~ Diamond Ensemble Re*gularly §75 Xo matter what you desire you -are sure to find it at Lawsou's .' ."i priced to save you 209o- Special! Diniaoml engagement ring and matching band Qive Him an Expansion Bracelet - ( Our Regular §12.95 Value r A gilt that will he greatly appreciated . . . Flexible . . . ' lightweight . . . handsome. Pink, white or yellow .crold filled, non-corrosive §C back. At Lawson's U« Federal Tax Included EADIOS Phllco. 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