Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 25, 1957 · 10
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 10

Oakland, California
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Thursday, July 25, 1957
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-i '8 D Oakland Tribune, Thurthy, July 2S, 1957 v -; , - 1 ' T i.-jj x i'u aw 3 till- - --vr'i .v i t u ; kl--- .1"! it oaff 7 nr: rV'-'Et t Trlbono hotoi CIO Machinists May Join Strike The Bay Area metal products! Schiavcnza said all member miitlrt o 1 m tiAu hot-H Kit Ku IMTA nlonti miaiiII Kn rilrntnH labor dispute with the AFL In trrnational Association of Machinists, faced an additional strike threat today. Lloyd Fcrbcr, head "of the CIO Eastbay Machinists itnion Local 1304, &aid affected members of the union' would meet next Thursday to decide on what action to take in current negotiations with the California Metal Trades Association. "Fcrbcr said the meeting has been set for 9 a.m. in the Oakland Auditorium Theater. About 1,500 machinists affiliated with Local 1304 are covered by the C.M.T.A. master contract which expires July 31. Negotiations are continuing with meetings scheduled for next week, Fcrbcr said. 13,000 IDLtl) me cauiornia ivioiai Jiancs Association is the same organ ization representing metal shop owners involved in the AFL dispute that has idled more than 8,000 machinists and an estimated 4,000 other workers who are respecting IAM picket lines. John Schiavcnza, secretary of the IAM Bay Area Coordinat ing Committee, said that more than 100 plants were being picketed today. Only nine shops were struck. originally, but the union began to expand the picketing after employers began laying off workers in 120. member plants and the Department of Employ ment ruled the laid off machinists were not eligible for un employment benefits. CMTA plants would be picketed by the end of the week. DEMAND RETRACTION lie said that the union "has demanded . that .. the California Metal Trades Association retract a charge that the strike vote taken by the lodges in volved was improperly taken.' Schiavcnza declared the charge was . "defamatory ' and libelous.""-.-"'- He also said the union was preparing a $2,000,000 damage suit against certan employers who "have wrongfully interfered with our contract rights to certain insurance benefits." In other negotiations, the California Metal Trades Association reported that it had reached an agreement with the Moulders and Foundry Workers Union giving wage increases of 12 and 16'i cents an hour to 2,000 workers. - ' The. twQ. ycau.- contract pi-0' vides for an additional 12 cents an hour boost for journeymen and. 9 cents more an hour for other classifications next July 7 plus an improved health and welfare program. 1 5,000 Shipyard Men Ballot on Contract A close vote on ratification of master contract . for 15,000 West Coast shipyard workers was seen today as the Bay Cities Metal Trades Council recommended acceptance of the agreement. The council took the action by 39 to 15 majority last night. The recommendation was op- SOLONS TO TAKE HOSPITAL CLOSING PROTEST TO IKE ' California Congressmen said today they will carry their protest against closing of the Mare Island and Corona Naval Hospitals to President Eisenhower. Rep. John F. Baldwin of Martinez said the appeal to the White House was approved by the California delegation after Secretary of the Navy Thomas S. Gates Jr, rejected a request yesterday to recon sider closing of the institutions some time after Aug. 1. The Navy ordered the hospitals closed t as an economy move. The Mare Island hospital already has been reduced from 900 beds to 50 beds. . Its patients will be transferred to the Oakland Naval Hospital. Despite the Navy's Aug. 1 target date, the Mare Island facility is expected to remain in service until December. posite from the stand taken by the parent organization, the Pa cific Coast Metal Trades Joint Council, in Long Beach last week. The Joint Council had voted. 94 to 23, against recommending acceptance of the shipyard op erators' "final" offer. Rejec tion of the pact would mean a strike. VOTING STARTS Voting ' began- yesterday by secret ballot on the proposed agreement calling for a 15 cents an hour wage increase and a five -cents - an hour employer contribution to a "holiday" fund. Balloting will continue next week and the votes will be rcounted Aug., 5. The "holiday" fund would give each worker a day's pay on five holidays during the year. This item was said to be one of the items disputed by the Joint Council which was holding out for seven paid holidays a year Previous contracts had no paid holidays. Thomas Rotell, secretary of the Bay Council, said he expected the local organization's decision to recommend accept ance of the contract would have a "strong favorable influence" on the other Pacific Coast coun cils. 10 ALLIED UNIONS The Metal Trades Council represent 10 allied shipyard unions ' with a membership cf more than 15,000 on the West Coast. The agreement' would cover 10,724 workers employed in 123 major western shipyards, plus 4,000 other workers in inde pendent-marine- repair metal shops that follow the pattern set by the master contract. Unions represented include machinists, electrical workers, boilermkers, steamfitters, plumbers, painters, molders, op erating engineers, sheet metal workers, laborers, drivers and warehousemen. Aviation Exports LONDON, July 25 Iff The Society of British Aircraft Constructors reports' Britain exported aviation equipment valued at $148,033,838 in the first half of this year. Sweden was the best customer, the United States second. ' TRANSFORMATION Distinctive txterior panels are adding color to steel skeleton of First Western Building which towers skyward over 14th St and Broadway Intersection. THEY CALL IT 'SKYZURE' New Oakland Skyscraper Gets Blue Wind ow Panels The towering steel skeleton of Oakland's newest downtown skyscraper is being transformed rapidly with the installation of distinctive exterior, wall panels. Workmen are sheathing the First Western building at 14th St. and Broadway with "skyzure blue" porcelain enameled pan els. The blue-green panels were formed by the Kawneer Co. by fusing three kinds of porcelain under high temperatures to a spcciaPSetl -base. When all are in place, their total weight will be 175,000 pounds, according to Sam Flint, vice president of the Capital Co., which is building the 18-story office am business head- quarters, . The panels are alternated with panoramic view plate glass windows designed to ab- Prisoners Slug Guard, Escape, And Surrender Two Army prisoners, who broke -out of the guard house at Fort Scott after slugging and disarming a guards surrendered to authorities last night. Pvt, Billy J. Faison, 18. of i Oakland, and Pvt. Larry R. Taylor, 17, of Willows, overpowered a guard, Pvt Charles Tillell Jr while returning to the prison from a work detail yesterday They took Tillel's shot gun. The pair then approached Stephen E. Bistran, a gardener of 1008 Valencia . St., took his car keys and fled in his auto. Near the Marina District,1 Taylor decided to return to 'the Presidio, where he surrendered and gave up the car and shotgun.' : , ' -,- Faison went to the' home of his sister, Mrs. Allen Damp, of 45 Cook St, San Francisco. She returned him to the base. Army Has 11 Centers For Buying Purposes WASHINGTCWOuly 25 The Army maintains 111 procurement offices and market centers to buy all items other than those locally procured for its operations in the United States and overseas. ', Twenty-eight of the buying centers are overseas and the' remainder are in this country. . .-. sorb infra-red jays and reduce glare inside of offices. Plans call for 1,761 quarter-inch thick win dows each-four by six feet. All of the panels are sched uled to be in place by Oct 1. The building will be ready for occupancy by the fall of 1958. ; Smith's clothing store will occupy a major portion of the the main floor, basement and fourth floor. The Oakland central office of the First Westprn Rank and frjist Co., will occupy parts of the first and third floors and all of the second floor. General contractors are Swinerton and Walberg Co. Architects are Stone, Mulloy, Marraccini and Patterson. Smith and Moorehead are structural engineers and Dudley Dean and Associates are the mechanical engineers. Leasing agents are Banker and. Backer of Oakland. V 111 . B J r M" rv v j 1 11 , i , fy L ILt .s sr. ; x '- - . -t ! , " INSPECTION J. G. McClure, Edward F. Ryan and D. B. Gladstone (from left) check installation of exterior panels which will enclose Oakland's newest skyscraper. Ensured savings hh v rip EIRmiVr-fex Oakland: 9309 Ubiho Aw Walnut Cmht 1555 Iowa Fiwnxrf: 161 S Main Strwf tui- J- Prict incluM: j All UboranJ Materials Old Spring Rt- tid New - Wabbina , New Sprinoi nttdtd New Super-Quality Cotton-Felt Padding v. Prompt Service 47 -day average) Includes Pickup and Delivery All Work Guaranteed OUT OF TOWNIRS WHITl f ' 7515 I. 14tk St.. Ojklane. WiHt- , eut smr kltfJtiM e r Mrt, B NAMf STUUT ! CITY. . . Set Our Display fR$i't and Cirprtt For free fabric samples phone L0 2-4124 artcraft; UPHOLSTERING XO. 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