The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 26, 1950
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PAGE SIX ' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1950 Unions to End Long Drives for Control Of U.S. Electricians | PITTSBURGH, April 26. (AP) — Two unions battling biterly for control of the nation's electrical workers wind up hectic campaigns iodiy to woo WestlnghouSe Electric Corporation's 55,000 employees •\ Tomorrow, the National Libor Relations Board will poll the Westinghouse workers at 40 plants In K cities. I That vote marks the first big test of strength In the six month jeud between the United Electrical Workers (UE) (independent) • nd the CIO International Union i>l Electrical Workers (IUE). > The results may well . decide which union the other quarter-million workers in the industry will Eide with..• : For more than a decade the UE was the top union in the industry which turns out America's radios, washing machines and other elec- ' idea! units. Like the stcelworkers und many another union, tile UE was affiliated with the CIO. Arm Chopped Off Then last year the CIO chopped off Its electrical arm. The CIO accused the UE of left-wln^lsm. After casting the UE adrift the CIO formed a new electrical workers' union—the IUE. '• The IUE went out to enlist the UE's members. That's when the fight started. As the campaigns roll on to the climax/bitter charges and countercharges fill the air. Both sides are bringing their biggest guns up into action. :, Today, Philip Murray, president of the CIO, makes a last ditch appeal for the IUE in a mass mcetv ing In suburban Turtle Creek's high school stadium. '.- Hard by the speech site is inghouse's sprawling East Pittsburgh works, home of the UE's giant : 13,000-membcr Local 601 There the tension Is so thick you can cut It with a knife. Attendance Boost Charged • The UE charges the IUE is try- Ing to boost attendance at the Murray meeting by offering $3 to $8 to anybody who'll come. v The IUE counters with the charge that the UE is going to have rnen at the plant gates to hamper "workers who try to leave for th rally. Police will be oh hand to keep an «ye out for any -possible disturb ances. < .Yesterday- Michael Quill, Ililer 'national president of the CIO .^Transport Workers, and WlUian Hart, District 19 director of the OIO United Steelworkers, spoke at Ix TUB rallies held at the plant gates. • Charles Copcland, IUE local bus- ness agent, claimed Charles New- oil, International representative for he UE, has been ordered to "shove he UE down the workers' throaLs vhcther they like it or not." The UE triumphantly displayed he resignation of Michael Clunc. CIO national representative. Clune quit the CIO last Sunday saying: Distasteful Task For the past six months, we national representatives have had the distasteful task of splitUne inions, asking employers to cancel heir contracts with other unions, collaborating to break strikes, and even engage in scab herding, as in ,he case of the leather workers' rike in New York state." In Buffalo, Hugh Thompson, CIO regional director for western New York, said Clunc had been under CIO pressure to resign and "wields no influence whatsoever." Beside the UE and the IUE. some smaller unions will be on ballots In certain plants. These include the Federation of Wnstinghouse Independent Salaried Union Umaffilfal- ed). the APL Electrical Workers, the Meter Engineers Division (un- affiliaterf) and the API. Pattern Makers. Final Test ' After the Westinghouse vole, the next and final test will be an election among the 100,050 production employes of the General Electric company. That balloting will also be conducted by the NLHB. The UE has already lost one round in the fight but its leaders claim that was no Indication of future results. In a recent NLRB vote of General Motors Electric Division workerfij the IUE won 21,167 to 2,528, Results of tomorrow's election will be tabulated at the NLRB's regional office In Pittsburgh. Counting won't start before nine o'clock (E.S.T.) tonight regardless of what hour any poll closes. This Is to prevent the results of eastern area voting from being flashed to West Coast polls before they close. Such news might influence West Coast voting or even result In violence. An 18-man squad will represent the U.S. In baseball at the American Games In Buenos Aires, starting Feb. 25, 1951. COWHERD IN THE SKY—Inside a DC-4 air freighter at New York's International Airport is a $30,000 load of pedigreed Holstcin bulls and heifers. The prize herd traveled from Carnation, Wash., to Milan, Italy, as part of a scries of stock shipments to help rebuild Italian herds ruined by war. $50,000 Bail Set In Air Bomb Case LOS ANGELES, April 26, M— Ball o/ $50,000 has been set for John H. Grant, aircraft engineer charged with plotting to bomb an airliner In which his family was preparing to leave for San Diego April 17. ' ., The bail was set in municipal court yesterday, when the 32-year- old Grant was arraigned on six counts of attempted murder and murder charges and a term of one- one count of violating the slate law concerning handling of explosives. Grant is waiting in Jail for his preliminary hearing, set for May 3. If convicted he would face one to 20 years on' each of the attempted to-life on tilt explosives count. Gordium, where Alexander out the gordian knot, is in west-ceniral FOR SALE Slate Certified DPL No. 15 Blue Tag Cottonseed 80% Germination OGDEN SOYBEANS S97° Germination EARL MAGERS Dell, Arkansas i'hone 2811 or 21 fit New Revolt Breaks Out In Indonesia JAKARTA, U.S.I., April 26. </P)— A new revolt ngatnsl the Centra] Indonesian government was report^ cd today to have broken .out in the state or East Indonesia, Reliable neutral sources said Separatists on the Island of Ambon, Traditional capital of the Moluc- can Islands, had proclaimed an independent state of the South Mol- uccas. The separatists Included local authorities on the Island and were supported by Indonesian soldiers of the Netherlands East Indies army awaiting transfer to the Indonesian Federal Army. The revolt was the fourth outbreak against the young central Indonesian government and the second on Ambon. Indonesian gov- sccond on Ambon, Indonesian soldiers on the island mutinied In March hut the Jakarta government later announced the revolt had been put down. The neutral sources said the .separatists were led by Dr. 5oiunok.iI, until recently attorney general of the state of east Indonesia, of which Ambon was a part. Bear Gives Birth To Triplet Cubs SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich,, April 26. (!?>— The Sherman Park Zoo here Is astonished. One of its guests, a black bear, has given birth to triplets, x Triplet births in the black bear family, says conservation officer Alex McLanc, are "most unusual." The mother bear has permitted the newcomers outside her cave yet. The zoo says the cubs probably weighed only about nine ounces at birth—Infant bears are very small —but ought to be up around 70 pounds come fall. Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government slaiislics say that Termite damage was second only to fire in the United States. 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