The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1955 · Page 2
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PAG1 TWO BtvTTHETTLtK (ARK.)' COURIER WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1!)55 Ohio Election May Clear the Way For Supplemental Layoff Pay Plan By NORMAN" WALKER Associated Press Labor Reporter WASHINGTON (AP) — The voters of Ohio get a chance next week to trigger into effect ttie supplemental layoff pay plan negotiated ea rlier this year in the auto industry. In the five months since the first such union plan was negotiated, nearly one million workers have similarly been covered under agreements that employers will supplement state unemployment compensation payments. Police Cos* JACKSONVI1AF. Fla. M"> — It somebody (lashes Jackaorwille Police badge No. -ffl at you, call a cop. The badpe was stolen from Patrolman Solomon WcMon's car while it was parked in front of his home. Originally, a boulevard meant a cleared space provided for mounting artillery, according to the Enex oloppdia Bntannira. wav B5 and the third 1,71 Hiphu-ay 66-C. Such labor contracts have spread from the auto industry to scattered plants in the electrical, glass can-manufactuering and rubber industries. Most provide that the employer will augment the state's payment to give a jobless worker 60 to 65 per cent of his take-home pay, his net wages alter federal tax deductions. A condition on putting the major plans into effect as scheduled next June 1, however, is that rulings permitting the dual payments must be obtained from states in which two-thirds of a company's employ- es work. Many states have banned unemployment compensation pay-j ments while a worker still draws: funds from his employer. [ That's where Ohio comes in. ; Enough states have already; okayed simultaneous private anclj UC payments, so that if Ohio| voters approve the idea in a Nov. 8 referendum the condition will have been met. This is true at least insofar as the approximately 700.000 auto industry employes are concerned, including those at Ford and General Motors. j No Action Labor unions tried to get approv al from the Ohio Legislature n early summer. The legislature adjourned without acting, although it did boost maximum UC payments by $3 to S4 a month. Then the CIO, with help from the AFL, collected more than 125,000 signatures on a petition to get before the voters in a referendum not only the dual payment plan but also considerably increased UC benefit provisions. This represents a new labor technique to get directly Irom the public gains it can't win from legislatures. This is the hotly-contested proposal up before Ohio's voters: 1. Sanction the simultaneous private and state payments. 2. Increase the state's basic weekly maximum payment from 133 to 550, the minimum from $10 to »1S. 3. Permit a weekly dependency allowance of $3 tor each of three children. Present law limits the S3 payments to only two children. This would mean the worker could j _get as high as $59 a week in state! f\Q funds compared with the present: limit of $39. <. Make state benefits payable for 38 weeks, rather than 26 as now. 5. Tighten rules on disqualifying workers from benefits. Employers have put on a state- Wide campaign to get the referendum defeated, with unions making an all-out drive for its approval. Ohio employers are presently taxecTabout 60 cents per J100 of payroll to support the state system. They contend the union plan would more than double this. The Ohio voting conies after two years of considerable cl.ange. supported by the Elsenhower administration, by the states and Congress in the public UC system. Practically all the. slates have voted higher benefits and longer payment periods. For the moment Ohio's referendum next Tuesday is the next stop on the fast-moving jobless pay merry-go-round. Special legislative sessions on similar issues are being talked in other states. And Congress is expected to be called upon next year to consider extending UC coverage to some 12 million still exempt workers. IN THE BAGS - This chic bathing suit, modeled by Lillian Tichnell at the .Dept. of Agriculture research center, Beltsville, Md., is made out of one and a half fertilizer bags. Making clothes out of feed bags is an old story in the farm belt. 3ut using fertilizer bags has been impossible because acid in the fertilizer eati away cotton fabrics. But researchers developed an acid-resistant cotton. Now fertilizer manufacturers have more than 300 patterns for their bagging and /arm wives have a new source of dres* material. Bed for Winter TOKYO (/I 1 ) — "Why did you do such a foolish thing?" asked the judge of Akira Malsumura, a rag- picker accused of shoplifting undo: the watching eyes of a uniformer policeman. "The leaves are falling," Mat- siimura explained. "The wind cold. I have rheumatism. Jail this winter would 'be nice and warm. 1 He is awaiting sentence. Can't Get Rid off Your Cold? Tli wido- try Gtffl, the icine, for $ r rate at effoctivuncBH H gamut, (ill symptoms of nil kinds of coldn. fif>6 combined 4 potent, widely- prttHcribed drugR find (lives positive. dntmrtt ic results in n mat ler of hours. li& i:ombined llierflpy covers the complete range of all told aymplnmfl. No other cold remedy or 666 Cold Tablets. 666 USED COMBINES 2 Massey-Horris Model 27 Self-Propelled Combines. 2 Massey-Harris Model 27L Self-Propelled Combines. 3 International Self-Propelled Combines. Several Allis-Chalmers and Case Pull Combines. Also one used Rust Cotton Picker, excellent condition. Picked only 40 bales. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. Ynur Massey-Hiirris Dealer N. Highway 61 Ph. 2-2112 FARM LOANS Six Star Feature 1. N« brokerage fe« U a*y 1 N* stock U purchaM L An opportunity U Mtabllah credit with a 1ar|« tnmr- ance C«. that kt and bta been For many yeari a permanent \to4nt In tfcfe terri- i. f.*nc Ume tow mterort rale L We pay the appro***! ami attorney fee* Qaick Mrriee, fait We clftM l*an« beftre nmrt Minpanfe* auk« their ln- For Information, Sec, Call or Write LOGAN FINANCE CORP. Ark. A|«l tor AlMriuR I.H( InnranM C*. Highway Work Bids Rejected LITTLE ROCK i-F'—All bids for three road projects in Jpifpi-son : County were rejpcted by ihe H;i:h-; way Department- Mond:iy because: ihe proposals were abnve engineers' estimates. i All ihree. proposed jobs involved ; widening and resurfacing without i route changes. ; Bids will be re-advertiseri for. } One project would cover 7.2 miles j on H:ahway 79; another 3.13 miles' Aspirin Users Should Know This Fact St. Joseph Aspirin is best aspirin relief possible at any price For Fast Help For MUSCLE PAIN Get the BEST for LESS... This wonderful pearly Country Gentleman white 3 corn has a special sweeiness and flavor possessed only by corn grown in a small section of central Illinois. You can serve it so many ways and all of them delicious. Serve it hot as ii conies from the can — or, as fritters —chowder—baked —in a pudding. Get several cans today. Costs only a few cents * serving. PRIDE « ILLINOIS CREAM STYLED WHITE SWEET CORN SO EASY! So easy ... so convenient, and so smart! There's no need to shop around all over town, for you see at Safeway you get tlie advertised specials, along nitli low sheff prires, so you save- where it really counts, on your TOTAL food hill. And remember, Safeway will meet the lowest advertised price of every competitor Hem hy item, day by day in Blytheville. Thursday Only! Our Low Price SOFT WEVE TISSUE 2 ^ lit Empress Delicious APPLE JELLY Sandwich Spread LUNCH BOX Sleepy Hollow PANCAKE SYRUP Pillsbury PANCAKE FLOUR Suzanna So Good PANCAKE FLOOR Paramount- Brand VIENNA SAUSAGE Hy Power Delicious TAMALES Campbell's, in Sauce PORK & BEANS Taste Tells, in Sauce PORK & BEANS DON'T FORGET! Safeway will mt.t.t the lowest nlvrrtlnrrl price of every rompetl' tor — Item by item — <Uy hy day — In Blytheville. Quality considered. W* rtserve the right to limit purchases 12 or. Jar 16 oz. Jar U 01. Btl. 16 01. Box 20 01. Box nt \lt "' lOc BLYTHEVILLE NEEDS BUSINESS GOVERNMENT • One-man control of City Finances is not government on a business-like basis • Government for the "few" is not government on a business-like basis. Every citizen of Blytheville t> is equally entitled to the services of City Government andby the same principle, is equally responsible to share the cost of such services. AS YOUR MAYOR I WILL immediately ask the City Council to examine carefully with me the expense and income records of the city and to aid me in arriving as quickly as possible at a balanced budget based on the present and future needs of rapidly growing Blytheville. I WILL expect and demand all. city departments to be fair, just and unprejudiced in their dealings and contacts with the citizens of Blytheville, regardless of race or creed. Favoritism and "private dealing" will not be tolerated. I WILLestablisha much needed system of complete and regular accounting of all expenditures and incomes of all city departments. All such accounting will be done through the City Clerk's office for public record. Published reports of city finances wi 11 be issued in accordance with existing Arkansas laws. I WILL work closely with city department heads and council committees on the important problems of working conditions, wages, benefits and equipment needs for city em- ployes. Efficency cannot be expected if working conditions are unsatisfactory. Old Fashioned, Partisan, One-Man Government Is Not Business-Like for Growing Blytheville TOLER BUCHANAN Candidate For Mayor MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 8TH Your Vote and Influence Will Be Sincerely Appreciated (Pol. Ad. P»id For By Toler Buchanan)

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