The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1943 · Page 2
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Training :v';WilllarnAS..-Doleii,'. rnariwer* : of :6off -ttjj'tefr'tias '• just completed-~nls 'Ixrit tr.ilniiig with the Marines Iri ••Ssjvplcgcy Calif. Mr. •' Dolen left ;JFj!)>.2:«"Hh; a^grciup-from Memphis, r •:<• New (Cream Deodorant , ... Stops Perspiration , DocsnoVr., _ . shins. Does not irnute skin. lighi ifm slaving.' - - . : . , Inilsmlyslops petip'inl'ioii fot 1 to 3 days. I'revtmi odor. , . A rjuic, u-liile, gjeasplcss, stainless vaniihing cream. ; Awarded Approval Seal of-, Ampticanlnitiiutcof Launder- • ing for being harmless to fib;ic. All Good News Ooines At Onc-c For Mrs, Crook : Saturday' was n red letter dny In the life of Mrs, J.'E. Crook, well- known' Blytlievllle wpninii who Ims I'lv'cn lie'r two 1 sons '. to the ; armed forces^ -...- .'.- . First a cablegram nrrlvcd telling licr of the . safe nrrlval of Lieut. James A. Crook, a bombnrdlor on a Flying Fortress ^omc.ivJiere in tlio Pacific war' wne. Shortly' a; letter arrived from •.•another son, Hanies, stationed nl.Camp Bnrkclcy, Texas, ielllnH of his qualifying for Officer Candidate School' with the Medical Administrative Corps. But nil that wasn't enough good luck for one dny, for that night the and was placed In the Marine division of the U. S. Armed forces. Mrs. Colon left Monday fo,. sun Diego to be with him while lie is Mailing orders. vy.v~T^7 VttCUtftL*- Marriage Licenses Mlclinel J. Sloan ol Scran ton, Pcnn., and Miss Ccrclta Mndeilnc Sdiriml of Marked Treo, Ark.; Tom n. lloswell and Miss Heatrice- Downs, both of illytheville; Olen Wade of Forrest City :md Miss Hachcl 1'crklns of tilylhcvllle; Hansel Edward Procter and Miss Betty Jean llncknllxi, lioth of Sleclc, Mo.; Richard E. Spencer of Stanlon, Mich., nnd Miss Alljertii Spain, ulyihrn'Dle. Staff Scrgt. JJernnrd A. Larson of Springfield, Oregon and Miss nuth Irene Jones, lilythcville; LU Raymond Cobble, Midway, Tcnn,, and Miss Erne.stlrio Smith, Hly- tliCTllle; 1'vt. Pcan L. Mills, Kc- wanee, 111. and Miss Sylvia Fowler, Hlythevllle; fteymuml Marvin Ixjw- ory and Miss Eslcllc Moort 1 both of niyllievllle; Carl Dlckerson Jr., nurt Miss Ruth Nil-son bull) of Aimorel. Woodmen Will Meet . Woodmen of World will meet tonight at the Hall for drill only. Now members are urged lo attend, It was announced. Even Ihe cgj; of a firefly beetle glve-s off light. phone rarjg and Jl was Anne Crook, freshman at Texas State Collego for Women, telling her of her latest honor. Anne had Just'been elected president of the sophomore claw for Ihc comltiK year. Eligibility for class officers require that the student have :i good citizenship record n.s well a.s scholarship- throughout her college work. , UDARB Pound 25c |f?EEN ONIONS Bch. 5e NRSNIPS Pound 12c IMROTS . . Bch. •^•5 DOZ. SIZE |A< HEAD \L Pnncy Delicious .HI MHO STAU< CELERY RUTABAGAS . Pound 19c SQUASH GRAPEFRUIT ONIONS POTATOES ""' 9 «» WHITE TUX AS I'OUNI) YELLOW 1'OUND UEI) . 10 UK. Prunes DelMonle 1 U. liox 17c EVAPORATED AAc CELLO., PKG. *W EVAPORATED AAc 'CELLO., PKG. tv JUICE 12 cS 10' 2 Oz. JAR !OJT DRINKS 10 49' GRAPEFRUIT S'S: 0 . 31 ORANGE JUICE , 12 BRAN FLAKES Can JERSEY BOX POST TOASTIES IS a/.. -JEc 11-os. -iftc l!ox 13 Hox I" UPTON TEA «/, L HOX 970 L I 1ASE & S'BORN COFFEE : Lb. 39 TOMATOES Standsml 11 We Sell Better Meat Because We BUY Better Meat! HOME FRESH DRESSED, Lb. 43' POHK CHOPS TENDER, Lb. 39° iiLIC, BACON :c R Sf,., 45' jSALTMEATFAr'^IT" iEAL ROAST PURE PORK Lh. SAUSAGE DILL PICKLES ,, SAUR KRAUT IN " Uil "' 29 C 10 Lli. FRANKFURTERS 35 FISH NOT RATIONED SMOKED BACON ?9 PRICES GOOD FOR FRIDAY and SATURDAY tiBERTY SUPER 414 W. Main St. BLYTiiEVILLE, (ARK); COURIER NEWS EDSON IN WASHINGTON Rough Riding On The Rails liy 1'KTKH CDSON Coiirii 1 ! 1 News ('t)ri'i'spoiulrnl The Idea of "incentive payments" fur war Industry workers Is Ijc'lii)- loyed with in Washington's official planning circles as .wmflhlin; that will put more money in t!i« workers' pay envelopes, lu'lji combat Hie ))lg bad cost, or llvliiij, heal the UlUc Steel fnrmiila, IIICIM.W wnr production anil In ijenoi'iil reduce inn-public woe in Ihest; laugh times. This isn't to IK; confused with the Incentive payments for farmers, ivhini the Department of Ae- rliiUUnri! promoted a couple of jnontlis iiijo and Coiwc.it kicked In (he head. This new brand of Incentive payment Is to apply to Industrial workers only. Hut 1 the War Production fioard Is now rc- slmniiiii; Its Management - Ijflbor advisory setup, will probably do somolliiiiK about ipvllullrJiii; It* moribund Labor Production division, will create a new labor office under lUibei I K. Lamb, former chief counsel of the defunct Tolan House Committee iuvestitjatiny labor mlgriillon, to work with War Manpower Commission. Out of nil llils n.'0ig.i!ilxiii(f is stijjposcd to eoiiiti action, one part of which Is the idea of solllnt! management and labor on further use of the Incentive payment. An incentive payment by any other name is not as fair. In harsh, lire-war AinwJcnncsi;, back in Hie days before a closed shop became kniwn as "mniiik'imnec of membership," tlie theory of the incentive payment was known simply as "piecework." Catch on? VIEVKWWtK VS. SI'KEDUP Now piecework us such is one of the things that the labor statesmen have been trying to yet away iron) for years. Piecework Is associated with Jhe • spcednj), the iiclKLiix system, efficiency experts, stop-watches, rate cutting and all that stuff. Consequently, any effort to Like workers off hourly or daily pay rate bsisc.s and put lliciji (ill back on piece work Is going to meet with opposition. Tlic trick, therefore/ will be to get labor and management to agree that, there's a war on and something should be done about it, KO how ubuut adopting incentive payments for the duration? This may lie one of the first propositions put up to the newly constituted WP11 Management - Labor Council, made up of Ihc presidents of the C. J. O., A. ]•'. of L., U. S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers. Reduce the ease for incentive pnyrnent.s to a simple example, and you come up with something llko this situation which actually developed last summer: The wife of a leaning, well-to- do rili/en Jn an Ohio town KO( patriotic and went lo work in (ho locnl canning factory'at tlie height of the lomato harvest because the manager simply couldni got enough help to handle Ills war crop. The good lady—call her Mrs. Tiara—was assigned to peeling tomatoes, and was she lousy. One bushel a day was about all she could do, though working right next lo her was a nice ircsh country girl—call her Miss Nimble- finger—who could peel. four bushels a day and never cut a finger But— Under the l-'air Labor Standards net, cannery workers must be paid by liie hour, not by the bushel. .So Mrs. Tiara gets the same wages by law for jier one bushel thai is paid to Miss Nlnibleflngcr for her four, and Is that fair? THE SOVIET SVSTKM Tbi> same principle might apply to loading shells, making gas masks, liij'iiijj bt'lcks, riveting, sewing shirts. As the labor supply thins out, more and more unskilled labor will be used and It will be paid the same wages as the skilled. The advocates of the incentive payment plan say that there should be 1 a minimum basic wago for a given unit of work. Hut if any given worker can turn out two units of work in a normal shift, that worker gets double pay. . . This Is not necessarily cruel cap- Hailitn, grinding workers to the bone, if you can stand a little dose of Soviet propaganda—from each according to Ills ability, lo each according to his labor—it might lw recorded that the Russians have geared up their war production in just this-way. There is a standard unit of daily production for every class of work -— plowing ground, making bread, making bullets. The workman who turns out a unit and n Jinlf n dny gets pay and a half. The extra producers are the StakJiaiiovltcs. (lie heroes of the production line who gel their medals just iikc soldiers, as well as extra pay. That's the way the Soviet gets production. In the United States, the incentive payment Is not unknown, and a number of war Industries have bonus plans of one type or another. Most notorious are the records of some of the Cleveland rugged Individuals, like Jack nnd Hclnlii, J. p. Lincoln of Lincoln Electric, whose workers make $5000 a year and up and are feel- Ing no pain, nut the professional labor unions don't like the Idea and it will be a job lo sell them on it, even as. a war measure. Demonstration Club News Notes BLUE PLMt Mayonnaise •GftaraiitefdPrcsh!..&?<k<,s fm stiu\r mtKn • • MADE BY THE W5SSON Oil PEOPLE The Yaibro Home Demonstration Club met Tuesday, March 23, at the.home of Mrs. n. A, Bugg. There were 15 members present. The meeting was presided over by 'Mrs. Lee Stiles, president. Roll call was answered with each member telling a bit of trkh wit in keeping with the month of March in which St. Patrick's Day occurs. Mrs. D. B. Abbott SOTe (he devotional and the hostess read a poem "Little Bit of Sunshine." During the business .session reports were made on the button sewing which this group has been doing at the niyllievllle Army Air Field for the diErs. A discussion also was held on the painting of cupboards, thrift garments and waste fats. In a cake judging contest first prize was awarded to Mrs. El Wheeler and Mrs. Dave ' Abbott second. During the recreational period games were played nnd prizes awarded to Mrs. Victor Mallory and Mrs. Stiles. For refreshments the hoste.is served sandwic.hes and hot chocolate. Tlie next meeting will be April 13 at the home of Mrs. E. B. chit- wood at, which time a contest will lie held for work garments and prizes awarded, Lewis Infant Dies A dnguhtcr born to Mr. and Mi'£. William Robert Lewis this morning died one hour after birth at the family residence on South Twenty- fir.st street. Condition of the mother is very good. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon, 4 o'clock, at Sawyer Cemetery by the Rev. T. IL. Lswis of O.sceola, Besides lie'r parents, the baby, who had been named Maxine Lewis, is survived by a sister, Norma Jean I-en-is. Ccbb Funeral Home \vas. charge. Read Courier News want ads GROCERY in!) W. Main OUR &MKT. 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