The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1944 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1944 Camp-Hospital Council Meets Mrs. Ethel Hoffman Corning Elected o Succeed Mrs. Lee The American Red Cross North- cast Arkansas Camp and Hospital Council which serves three airfields and 15 prisoner of war camps in Northeast Arkansas met yesterday afternoon at the Blytlicvllle Army Air Field. • 'I his was a regular meeting at which officers for the >yeai- were elected, and all commitments requested by the military were accepted by the council. Mrs. Ethel Hoffman of Corning was elected chairman, succeeding George M. Lee of Blytheville, and Mre.-L. c. Porter of Paragould was elected vice chairman to fill the vacancy created by M\s. Hoffman's election to the chairmanship. J. W. Adams, was reelected treasurer, and Fred L. Swonn, American Red Cross field director at BAAP serves as council secretary. Mrs. Elizabeth c. Kimble of St Louis, regional director o; camp ami hospital councils, serving Arkansas EDSON IN WASHINGTON Pay Going Up-lt's A Cinch BY VKTSK EDSON Couriei' Newa Washington All signs now point to n National War Labor Hoard recommendation Uiat basic «agc tales of American industrial labor be raised, You can't find any man or woman in the country, who will say that lie or she shouldn't have n raise, and you rau'l fi>i<| any politician wlio will "iTjue ngfttnst wage raises, especially Just ; before^ an election. A ne'.v wage policy jwoula therefore seem to be iivlheibag and you can clialk this up, as oiie of the slickest fliid tort-timed breaks the Democratic Party ever got. .: The, charge will pvobat)l Vi be nihde that '•'they plan- Cklalioma and't^nsjiq, was a'guest, as WHS 'Mrs. Cecil• \Vftfiier}of Fort Smith, who serves as voVunle'cV director for Arkansas. "''-.' The council agreed to furnish day rooms for nble bodied soldiers serving as guards at prisoner of war. camps, with the equipment to fur-, iiisli these rooms to be solicited by- volunteer workers of the council in' Iheir respective districts. :• fee W'Hbor. (But. he piMks o«f njat the 'djmhJjiT'iir'pollcfr' might easily lie) dirfcrijnt':fr6iil"ihe policies 'demanded 'by• tlie-.A.'.R. of. L. Because of illness, Mr. Howa>d'' Jennqman will be unable to r visit j.our store Saturday;•', ' Hovv'ever, this comrjiete selection of fine diamonds will be shown at our store within a few weeks'. ned it Hint way." Before arguing yourself blue In the face nbout the ethics of this maneuver, consider ilrst whether the War labor Board has any right to declare a new wfige-i'fllslog policy, under the laws and executive orders wiiich set It up. A curbstone opinion would seem tq.be that the boary ;docs lmve i: thls'iui(IVorlty, but take n look nt some of "t ha. arguments: • , • >-••••• In the first place, the board's nil-' thority extends until six-monlhs after the , end . of the wnr, : ;ns de5, olaredjUy Die President, or Cohsi'(i$sl That means not Justine end. of tht war ngoliist Genivahy, buf the end of; the war ugaiiist Jaiiaii,- which mny not come betofe 104G. So there Is!no dtmgor Dim tjia,board's Jurisdiction ma v be running out. Till 1 IJOAltJ) MIGHT BE GUI' 0V A JOr. Under Executive Order 0017, sc't- ting .up the board, H Is dmrgod with finally disposing of labor disputes which might interrupt work which contributes to (he effective prosecution of the war. The board might therefore find itself out of n job if'the secretary of labor should iiol certify a cnsc to the board as nffecting the war effort, but the board, itself has frequently taken the position that any labor dispute, even a strike in a confetti plant, is most certain to have a detrimental effect upon the war effrot. It is a question, however, whether, this situation would be equally true after the end of the vvnr l.u Europe. To War Labor Board Chairman William-'H...Davis, this V-E Day is even more significant than election day, because It is more jin r inlnent and because after V-E Day, the country will have a> divided economy—part war economy aiid part a deliberate effort to convert to peacetime production. , •'.. The Wai Labor Board lias been rfiiir a great deal of thought late- ly.as to what effect this V.-E Day will have on Its wage policies. And Chairman Dnvis admits franklj", that In this coming period of a two-headed economy, he doesn't know whether a strike in a confetti plant will affect the war effort or not. His present inclination seems to be that even though the board is n war agency, if it is expected to settle disputes affecting the continuing war effort against Japan, It must have some pattern on which to base Us settlement. SHOKTAGR OP GOODS, ABUNDANCE OF LA1SOR .There Is,ono field In which the board might bo limited, This comes Ihrcufih the fact that the board has DO discretion In making) cmy changes in the administration's wartime stabilization [wllcy ns Set forth In 1'resldevtliv) Executive Orders 9250 and 8328. Executive Order 9250, crcAlIng the orrice of Economic Stabilization and outlining stabilization policy, declares that "'rhc National War Uuor Hoard shall not. approve nny Increase In \vflge rales prevailing on Sent. 15, 19-12," with certuliv exception?. / . ;. The some principle is restated ,ui KxecutJvc Order 1)328 ,of April • 8, 1013, directing no further incieiisfs In wages or salaries, except to c-or-. rect substandard*, of Mvliife'or ,U> compensate for rises In the cost br living ;rom Jnn. i, 1941, to May 1, 1912. to sol forth lii the Ultlo Steel Fonnujn. . \ Tlie$i> orders, look like a -tight fenre-i\vlth nil open nate almost every; 10 feel, ,\Vlml the courts Would do In preventing the Wnr Labor. Board from declaring n nijw wiig-c policy that intuit seem to bo. in conirtidicllon io Iliese orders, Is scmclhlni! you'll have to ask the I'hllndclphln Inwyers. While -waiting [or your answer, the President could enslly diisli off n new executive order, repealing 9250 ami 9328 and ile- (•liirliiB Komelhing tlse to be the i;ostwai- slnulllznilon jiollcy, or the reconversion slnblllaitlon ijolloy. Tlie Knkenanm walci-falls, 'In Brttlsli Giilunti, arc the highest. I" the world, rising (o ;i lielfhl at inw feet. Pill- 'Em Ashore Bond To'Wjjy^qme •"'^ffi^^^T^Si M*,,* W . of !,Pl J i)ihev,, i ;.' < } lte h 1 S?o r 'cT 11 sku " «>ft.»«"bec» school baud, will mukc ihcll ursl npiwnrance of Uio Ffcll SCQKOII when they'play tonight nl. (lie opou- Itig footbnli gnmo nt unify pteui when 'the Blytheville Chicks will uc matched mjalnsl the Cnnithcrs- vllle Tigers. . • ',' Mwlo. will be (urnLtiml by the binjil before th« same, and during (lie garni 1 , while nt the hnlf the majorettes, IN! by Miss Kraium Khou.sc, drum major, will uive a fl«K drill.: „• . , Hapd 'ml!hiber.v"wur"iiot uwrcli Vice Adrnl. Theodore S. Wilkinson, above-, o( Itosslyn, Vn,, commander ol Ihc U. S, Third AmiAibious Force, directed landing operations In surprise attack on Jnpnti's Great nlr-sea base in the I'ahiii Islands. An avcrniio oiilr of men's shoes contain about UIO pieces of stool, liicliidlin; oyclet-s. nails and shcic lace tips. Ihe Blytheville Tire Co.. has been purchased by G. 0. Poetz and C. 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