The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1937 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 29, 1937
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<>AGE FOUR A. F. of L. Charges Board Shows Favoritism Toward C. I. 0. BY RODNET DUtCliER Courier News and Washington Cliides Roosevelt on Bad Grammar BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,) COURIER NEWS WASHINGTOK, Nov. 27. — The Nitional Labor Relations Board, created to enforce lubor's right to organize freely nnd bargain co! jccllvely through Its own selected agents, is under attack—especially hj- the American Federation of Laboy, which charges it with favoritism toward the c. I. o . On that charge the Weratlon largely bases its 'opjiosition to UK pending mln- imiuvc «rsge-jnaximum hour bill Counter-charge is brought that the A.,P. of L.. officially nialii- lalnng ,ll>M the C. I. O, Is an outlaw, dual union group, actually is stabbing at the board because it is not persistently partial to the A t» of U Menri while it has gone almost unnoticed that an NLRB decision ihvolvtog an A. F. of L.-C. I. O. fight has Just revealed the board's first split »rid first dissenting opinion. «l(ti * 2 to i vote In favor of p. fundamental A. P. ot U princi- rle * * » Cil* Tiw Dfclsions TTie boarti defends itself agatiisl charges of favoritism. Tile C. I. O. defends itself against charges of lawlessness or irresponsibility 1 . The A P ot L. defends itself agninst charges of forming "semi-company unions " ^And \arious employers de- fena themstU'es against charges that they have coerced employes into joining A. F. of L. unions in violation of the set Meanwhile, it is Instructive to examine two recent decisions of the bo»rd viiich have lield in'ef- fect. That imposition of »n A. F. ot L. nnJon on employes by action of employers Is no- more leg*! than imposition of a 'company union." that craft unions should, be permitted to carve themselves off from industrial .unions, even .in predominantly industrisl production plants, . . fe *-*'•' Ban *T»v»red" Unton The board recently ordered the Consolidates Edison and affiliated companies in New York not to give cHv^.^a'HitrncU Trfth the international Brotherhood ofitectrical Workers (A. P. of L. \wlilch gnve that union, exclusively"* colleelM bargaining rights, io end Its alleged use of labor spies, to cease persuading .'.' entployes to join the IBEW, to -cease discouraging' em- ployes from joining the United States' Radio and Electrical Workers of Ainorica (C. I. O.) r.nd to reinstate six employes allegedly fired for union activity. The board concluded that the companies had engaged In wifnir labor -oractices by interfering witii, restraining and coercing their employes; that the granting of the IBEW contracts wns a part of the employers' unlawful course of conduct ana that the contracts were hence invalid. Chairman Tloyd Carlisle of Consolidated Eflispn branded the findings : as "utterly unwarranted" and promised to ;observU the contracts until a federal court invalidated them if ever president Dan Tracy of IBEW said toe board's action was '^Sitased. bigoted, illegal and dictatorial,"; tmd Green said "the decision outrages the provisions of the Wagner act." • • f Permit Union Split Now It's the -c. "r. o.'s turn to hoBer. In the Allis-Chalmcrs cnse involving 10,000 automobile company, •carters the NLRB, -with Member Edwin S. Smith dissenting, has held that two groups of employes may vote separately wlrether they -wish to be represented fls A.- F- of L. craft units or by the United Automobile Workers' <C. T. O.) local covering the -whole plant. The two federation unions are the IBEW and the Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers. Although the UAW Is conceded to.have a majority of all employes among its members, those unions appear to have majorities m their cwn crafts. Craft union claims as to four -other units (were disallowed on the Trbund that thei evidence of membership I was un substantial. -.Smiths dissent held that the majority decision vested in a small employe groop choice of detcmin- ing whether, in a mass-production plant, ; a complete industrial bar- Ask _._.;ing lor a "new deal" in grammar to bring It to the level o£ that used by the men and women who mold public opinion. Professor Janet Aiken, above, of Columbia University, Now York, in an open letter to President .Roosevelt pointed out errors in grammar that appeared in reprints of his speeches, especially me use of "like" instead of "as' HI makiiie comparisons. gaining unit or one from which one' or most crafts had been severed, I was the more appropriate to pro- j mote collective bargaining. .) The decision had been left to a j group known to be hostile to industrial orgnalzntion, he said, nnd wishes of the great majority wcr; Ignored. Small craft groups, he said, would be enabled to throiv thousands out of work by striking and hamper majority attempts to achieve stable -employment through collestlve bargaining. MONDAY, NOVEMBER-25, 1937 Operating Gold Mines In Canada Reach 128 VANCOUVER, B. C. (UP)—There are 128 gold mines • operating :hronghout Canada toddy, 13 new plants arc under construction, with plans for eight more .unticr way, while 23 are idle, according o the nnmin] survey number ol The Northern Miner. The dally capacity of nil the slants in the dominion is placed at 47,505 tons of ore. j.In 1931 .only 30 -gold mill's were In •operation throughout Cmit)n. producing &G9!f;te ounces' ol the yellow metnl annually, Thr oin- 511^ £i;:lG38 Js conservatively placed flt 4,200,000 ounces. ' Continuation of , t h e umviiKt trend in the Canadian mining .Industry Is indicated by the proposed construction of six ncv; mills, some with a capacity of 500 tons daily, within the next year. HELP 15 MILES OF KIDNEY TUBES To Flu.h out Acids and Other Pouonouc Waite Dotlm W j-nur kiic.v. rw,|ain ) r, >!i) ra ol or'iiltcr. o'hwl, Mil lo puiily tin <»n!l l«p you d rinls nilny . , nrnlioul 3 p . O „„. ,„ Mmt irons with your kiiliir.n i>r M«dilcr. An ocess o! tcid, ori.nison, in 5 .o, ]r Iho id, ori. cho,,,) I,; rf ,,) I,;,),,,.. fli,iar«, m n.-vtsineWk.elm, Vh .. IjK'ne •<.!> milrts. «wrllm f .V ( (i llB , tte eyes, hc.vhttia and Hiwim™ ki'ii"? ^Ji*" 1 As != ,?»" r Jmsrist for Don.', Tills. -used iiiRisFlnJtv ), y ,, : |J i<)ns , or 4 ^ yw .They B ve hapw wli-t »,,<! w m I,,!, , h , 15 Miles i.f >,,i Bc j. irfKs atl , h <, 0 tj, a ; 60 ' nouj •utnitoui jourUooiciciCoan'i riB». « PHONE 103 «t • FOR 'PETE'THE PLUMBER Shoes Are .More Comfortable When Repaired at Smith Shoe Shop 115 South 2ml Pecans Wanted Highest Market Prices Goldstein Hide & I'm- Co. Rear Joe Isaacs' Store So Folks" When ^yinicr comes (lie birds so •' South. ' | Unless von lake y<ntr car S«ul)i. it i Needs a Winter i . I -CHECK W- ! PR6STONE, HEATERS, FORD AiN'i!-l'Kl', Frw Testing of Brakes, Hose Conncclions, HaUcrv, L'lc. PWLLIPS MOTOR CO. Phone (ilfl 13 LUCKY DAYS FOR WISE SHOPPERS AT 1 AFTER- THANKiGIVINC LIP TO 50 ' —SA LE STA RTS WEI). DEC. 1-CLOSES DEC 15 tw=SSSS=L»rj£Si^ M "-'«w-'«=- * SILK DRESSES One ruck of Ladies' S2.!>8 and S3.98 Silk Dresses. These dresses arc wonderful values and out tliey go ut $ 1 FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN LADIES' WINTER ' LADIES' ALL WOOL COATS One rack of Ladies' Spoil Coats in ;l !J colors, Silk lined, regular $G.95 valuw, sizes M to 20 54 Udies' Coats & Suits will) delai'liaWc fin-, collars and some ftircUc Cents, Good Silk lining, Rliick, Green nnd Brown, regular- prices i? 13.35 to $16:95. Choice '$•798 $098 CHILDREN'S COATS Cno rnt:k o: nil Woo) Ccals for Children. Princess styles, linrcl and interlined, ' rcgulur 5C.!i5 \-a\ups, these coats are in :i!l sliadcs. in flic Jiew )e;i(ling colors, Kelly Crcei), JJusl, Navy 1'rowii jnul Grey, regular pi-ices S 10.05 nud §12.1)5, \Vhile they hist at ONE RACK COATS Gi inline Stcrzellracli Twisted Bouclc walorprocf cont;;, guar- antfctl silk, linings in nil the new styles and cole-re. Also 11 fnv ralkl colors, including o\ir S 19.05 Inr Ccllai 1 Coals. Choice of both lots SUITS FOR YOUNG MEN Young 'lleii's Al} Wool Suits. Sixes,,;U to-40, regular *12.50 id -$14.00 tiress suits;'. (Mbicc Boys' all Wool Dress Suits, $6.95 values, choice ' 6 MEN'S HATS ] ritek of Mc-n's Ureas ll A $2.08 value, choice .Men's Dress Oxfords. Leather or Panto Soles. §2.98 value's for *" $198 EBB BOYS' CORDUROY PANTS Kxlra .heavy. 51.08 value, sixes 8 to 1H, BOYS CORDUROY SUITS 12 to 18, regular price •SG.50, while they Ijtsfat $Q98 MEN'S CORDUROY SUITS Genuine Moleskin $6.98 values, choice $098 fa's Work Shoes Men's Good Grade Leather Work Shoes with Pmico Soles, dioicc $123 ' EXTRA HEAVY LANNELLETTE GOWNS Ladies' b! x t r i\ Heavy Flannelette Gowns. Regular §1.25 gowns, extva sue and extra lengths, all color.,. Choice All LEllllHT SUCilC i\nd Leather Trim inert Ladies' l>rcss OXFORDS In high heels and ^ in black only, ic?- ,'^ itlKi- $1.98 to 52-45 oxlords, choice ; 3 JACKETS FOR MEN and BOYS Kntr Rubber Boots Men's Genuine Horsehidt- LEATHER JACKETS Zipper fronts and Silk Lined. 1'ci'- fcct quality regularly ' priced at §1-1.50, choice $ 7 98 Men's and Hoys' SnetK'ne Fleece lined, well made, ,>:!.fl8 valuta, pleated backs, all sizes, choice ^198 LADIES HOSIERY Ladies' C h ifl'un Silk Hose in all the new shades with black heels, • •Jdics' J_oiv Iffcl £ Work Oxfords "* 9*" in black only $1.00 ACROSS THK STREET MiOM RITZ THEATER '&&.?f.., .-» -^ ,.

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