The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 9, 1947
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 0, 19<17 Wage Boost May (like Coal Prices j Tqft Sees Increase; i Prevention of Drop in j Steel Also Foreseen j WASHINGTON, July 9. (UP) — ChF-innaii Robert A. Tnft. R.. O.. of tftic Senate-House joint economic - committee said yesterday the new qoal wage boost would probably Increase coal prices and keep pi-ices as steel and steel products at high levels. .,! Matthew Wot), vice president of TplhG American Federation of Labor fjgrced thai the wage increase granted the United Mine Workers would be reflected in the price o qoal, but possibly would not nffec' the price of steel. j Taft made liis assertion at at. economic committee meeting during Vhicli Well warned that labor ^'ould hurt Us own cause by asking for too large a wage Increase liow. Further big pay rises would make price reductions impossible. ^Voll added. jTaft said he didn't know whether steel profits: could absorb the increased cost of $1.10 a ton without increasing prices but he did jiay that "it will probably prevent, a decrease In prices of steel and steel products." He added lie did not think coal owners could absorb their estimated added cost of 70 cents a ton. but would probably have to r'aise coal prices. ! Taft criticized a proposal by Al- r^crt S. Goss, master of tne national Cirange, as one which would put industry into a "straigutjacket." This proposal would "reverse the inflationary spiral" through volun- tflry labor-industry agreement on wage and profit ceilings. Anything left over, Goss said, should go to ,bor in the form of bonuses, to anagement as extra profit and to ,e public in lower prices. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN -___iStudy'in''Cohtrasfs\ •~"«2 1 •Jw Coal Wage Hike Also to Boost 'rice for Steel h Native garb ol SeneBalosc tribesmen from the Portuguese Congo matches in picturesqucness the colorful costumes of the Vatican's Swiss Guards. Tribesmen were received by Pope Pius XII following iccujl canonization of' Joac dc Briltu, a Jesuit pi'iesl_\vho . worked in the Congo. ' ~ the /Bee-Whiskered CLEVELAND. Ju!y 0. (UP) 3. M. White, prcsldein or rtcpub'fc Steel Corp,, s:dd today| luil the new coal contmet with he United Mine 'Workers, along vlth \vui;e Increases to steel workers "has placed i\n unbearable jurdcn on steel cost in relation lo f-ttlUnt; prUrc." 'White said he had not had an opportunity to oialuato the terms of the new coal contract into costs of .steel "but personally I do not sec how the price of slool :can anv lonpev be held »t roughly 21 por cent iigove 1037-37 .selling ; prii'p, espctriully when aver- aye ste'.:l ivjjjes are 93 per cciH above these leveis,' 1 . He siiiti provisions of the contract would "add very considerably to the ccst of producing coal,' nnd that (.his cost "on top of the In rye wime increases f.vimied steel workoiF has placed an unbearable burden on steel costs in relation to .selling price." Saucer Craze Termed Government Propaganda DAYTON. O., July 9. '(UP) — OrvlUe Wright, co-inventor with Jiis brother of the airplane, said today that the flying saucer crasw "propaganda dished up by the government to support the current State Department- campaign to g us into another war." The 75-y ear-old scientist criticized' the wide publicity given the saucer stories and said thurc is no .scientific tnsis for the existence of the phenomenon reportedly seen by 'hundreds of persons across the nation. Stumbles and Dies C'AMDKN. Ark,, July 9. (UP) — Funeral services were conducted yesterday Jot 1 James H. Morgan, 4G- ycar-okl Stephens farmer, who was cciclcntally sl:oL to dc.xth at his ictne Sunday, Coroner CJcoruc B. I.Uhis .said death \vas caused !jj hnrno ol bui-k.shot In the ifler Morgan apparently sUunblcd vhilc carrying (ho loaded uun. London is one ol cities in the world. the clcancsl Spectators Burned When Spilled Gasoline Ignites f CHICAGO, July 9. (UP)--At least 15 children ami one adult who crowded around a wrecked ice cream truck were burned yesterday when a bystander ir.advnrlent- ly threw n lighted match into a pool of gasoline which had leiked from the vehicle. . Four of the victims were taken to hospitals, one in critical condition. 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