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R Midlands Daily Facts 2-Tuesday, May 18,1965 Jofinson asks scrapping of Yighf to work' (Continued from Page 1) also on costs and prices and on job opportunities — particularly for the flood of teen-agers now entering our labor force." However, he rejected labor- backed proposals to reduce working hours through legislation. The Chief Executive said the time had not yet arrived for changing the 40-hour law. In recommending repeal of section 14B of the Taft-HarUey Act—the so-called right-to-work Jaw — Johnson carried out a promise he gave to organized labor. This provision allows states to pass laws banning the union shop whereby workers are required to pay union dues to keep their jobs. Recommends Repeal Jolinson told Congress: "With the hope of reducing conflicts ia our national labor policy that for several 3'ears have divided Americans in various states, I recommend the re- pea! of section 14B of the Taft- Hartley Act with such other technical changes as are made necessary by this action." In another part of his mes sage, the President said repeal of 14B would ensure uniform application of national labor re^ lations policy. Union shop agreements are permitted by federal law in 31 states that have not acted to restrict them. The President's proposal ap peared certain to touch off a sharp clash in Congress over right-to-work. Repeal of section 14B is the AFh - CIO's top priority during; this session of Congress. AFL - CIO President George Meany has claimed that labor forces have the votes in the House and Senate to scrap the controversial Taft - Hartley provision this year. Disputes Meany Claim Reed 0. Larson, executive director of the National Right-to- Work Committee, challenged this. "They don't have the votes to repeal it at this time and I don't think they can get them," Larson said. Johnson urged "early and favorable consideration" by Congress of his recommendations for minimum wage extension and overtime and unemployment benefits changes as well as the right-to-work repealer. His message did not spell out how he proposed to extend coverage of the wage-hour law or how double time requirements would be applied. His comments on the unemployment insurance system, however, indicated that the administration would seek sweeping-changes in the system. "Now, when unemployment is lower than it has been for years, is the appropriate time to modernize the system so that it will better meet the needs of workers, the community and the nation," he said. "Today, weekly benefits are often too low in amount and too short in duration in relation to lost wages to enable the work ers to meet basic and non deferrable expenses. "Ceilings on compensation all too often fail to yield the original goal of 50 per cent of past wages. This is particularly true for workers who have the highest income levels and these workers are generally heads of family. The bill therefore assures adequate payments for a fixed duration for most regular workers." Johnson said that the changes would reduce the hardship and suffering that accompany un employment and stimulate the economy when it is most needed. ROYAL TOUR — Queen Elizabeth's 10-day visit starting today is the first to Germany by a British sovereign in more than half a century. The map locates the main points of the royal tour which will include a brief stop in West Berlin by the Queen and Prince Philip. (NEA Newsmap) Elizabeth U arrives in West Germany for tour De Gaulle dealing in other foreign affairs problems BONN (UPI) — Queen Elizabeth II arrived today on an historic visit to West Germany, her ancestral home, and was cheered by hundreds who turned out despite occasional showers. The monarch flew in from London to visit a country which for much of this century was Britain's most hated enemy. She will remain 10 days. The Queen, wearmg a green suit, arrived at suburban Wahn Airport shortly before noon. It was the first visit by a British monarch to Germany in 56 years and was expected to seal the friendship which has grown between the two nations in the 20 years following World War II, when the Nazi war machine drained Britain's resources. Accompanied By Phillip Queen Elizabeth was accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip. They were greeted at the airport by Chancellor Ludwig Erhard, President Heinrich Luebke, 16 members of the 20 man cabinet and lesser government officials. A large crowd, including many children, turned out to welcome the royal visitor. The royal party drove to the Hotel Petersberg, a 130 - room establishment on a 1,090-foot moun tain across the Rhine from Now You Know By United Press International 'The original proposals of U.S assistance for the economic recovery of Europe, later known as the Marshall Plan, were made by then Secretary of State George C. Marshall June 5, 1947, in a speech at Harvard University, according to the World Almanac. Facts Classified Ads Can SeU Anything CaU 793-3221 Bonn. The hotel was taken over by the government for the Queen's stay. Queen Elizabeth planned to lunch privately, then drive down the mountain and across the Rhine to call on Luebke in the villa Hammerschmidt, 105-year-old mansion which commands a magnificent view of seven mountains along the river. First Visit It was the Queen's first visit to the land of her Hannoverian ancestors and the home of her German in-laws. Prince Philip has visited Germany often, once wth two of their children, but the Queen is allowed no private visits until after an official trip to the country to which she wants to journey. The last visit to Germany by a British monarch was in February of 1909, when King Edward VII made a reluctant trip to Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm was Edward's nephew but the German ruler disliked his British relatives and the feeling was mutual. Since that time, the British and Germans have been enemies in two world wars, tlie latter trying to gain control of the continent and the British seeking to maintain a European balance of power. By PHIL NEWSOM UPI Foreign News Analyst For most of the last week, the United States has been defending policies which the ad ministration of President Lyndon B. Johnson feels there should be no necessity for defending. In Europe at least, most of these arguments were directed against the devisive policies of President Charles de Gaulle. Accustomed to dealing with affairs far outside the sphere of French influence, the De Gaulle government had let it be known that "France disapproved and wants the withdrawal of troops who have landed in Santo Domingo." Against this, the French president had Johnson's own sum mation of the U.S. position in the Dominican Republic. It was: ". . . the people of that country must be permitted to freely choose the path of political democracy, social justice and economic progress ... we intend to carry on the struggle against tyranny, no matter in what ideology it cloaks itself." Demand Neutrality Against the American position, supported by most U. S. NATO Allies, that escalation of the war in Viet Nam is morally, politically and militarily justified, was the already well known French demand for Vietnamese neutrality and withdrawal of foreign forces, specifically the United States. De Gaulle ah-eady had under-, lined his opposition to U.S. involvement in Viet Nam by a virtual withdrawal from SEATO, the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization which among other things guaranteed the integrity of South Viet Nam. BACKSTAIRS AT THi WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON (UPI)—Backstairs at the White House. Several thousand tourists were turned away from the White House the other day without being allowed to tour the Executive Mansion as they had expected. The so-called public tours operate five days a week, usually from 10 a.m. until noon and on special days, such as holidays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The White House is closed Sunday and Monday to facilitate cleaning and, more important, to give the police a little rest. Sometimes visiting is canceled on one of the regular tour days when President or Mrs. Johnson has something scheduled for one of the rooms on the ground floor or main floor. In such cases, there is usually a public notification and small signs are posted at the East Gate of the White House. The other day, however, someone on the staff forgot the President would be using the East Room that morning for a By Merriman Smith United Press biternational speech and that Mrs. Johnson was taking up much of the main floor at a luncheon for Senate wives. Only on the morning of the same day were the police notified, and it was too late. Thousands of tourists were gathered on East Executive Avenue and around the ellipse, waiting for the gates to open. Police passed the word ."shortly before the 10 o'clock opening time. Most of the tourists accepted the cancelation as part of the mysterious workings of the presidency, but some went away grumblhig. The grumblers scarcely c^n be blamed. Many families save the White House for the last day of their vacation tour of the nation's capital. And naturally they do not like it if they have to return home without being able to say they saw where LBJ and Lady Bird live. Pnident tourists might be advised to telephone the White House in advance if they're not sure of visiting hours. CAKNrV'AL By Dick Turner Who Has 0 Birfhdai MAY 19 — Harry Heilbrun Robert Webb Milton Smith, Jr, Benjamin Rabe Lester Bartholomew II Arnold Bacon Kent Gorder Milton McKenzie John D. Sandefer Rev. C. Hanko Dale Sanders Carl King Happy Birthday from 11 E. State Ph. PY 3-1505 These were not the only areas in which "le grand Charles" was throwing his weight around. He had vetoed a move supported by France's partners in the European Common Market to renew explorations toward European political unity. He had appalled West German supporters by the fanfare with which he had entertained Soviet Foreign Minster Andrei Gromyko and German apprehensions were heightened when Gromyko implied that France accepted the existence of two Germanys. Lukewarm Denial A lukewarm French denial did little to quell German fears. Nor did the Germans take any more kindly to a Gaullist suggestion that the reunification of Germany should be left primarily to a European solution, with France and Germany to be the chief negotiators. Germans of all parties believe there can be no settlement of the reunification problem without participation of the United States. As for the United States, it seemed to be learning to take De Gaulle philosophically. Depending upon his health, it seemed likely that De Gaulle would be around for some time to come. It generally is accepted that he will run for another term in office in elections next December. The United States also was willing to admit, as De Gaulle himself frequently proclaims, that it was De Gaulle who restored France to political stability. And even a Gaullist and obstructionist France is better than the politically fragmented France that he inherited under the French Fourth Republic. ^ciettf MISS JOSEPHINE EEAY Society Editor poiiys OINTERS By Polly Cramtr DEAR POLLY — My grandmother's thoughtfulness saved me hours of time w-hen doing history homework. He kept a scrapbook of great men with sections marked Lincoln, Wash- mgton, Roosevelt and so on. Each year she would cut out things that were in the paper about these prominent people at the time of their birthdays, anniversaries and so on. Even things heard on radio were Mr. and Mrs. Harrison J. Oliver, 217 East Colton avenue, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a buffet dinner followed later in the day by an open house. The dinner was at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Freda Howard, 806 East Colton avenue, attended by over 30 relatives and other guests. Another daughter, Mrs. Romona Schmidt, opened her home at Two children suffocate in refrigerator LOS ANGELES (UPI) —Two young children were found suffocated in a refrigerator stored in a garage Monday a short time after a missing persons report was made to police. Police said Joanne Fraiser, 5, and her cousin, DeWhite Pinka- line, 3, died after they became trapped in the old ice box. The children, who lived on East 22nd Street, had been in the care of two relatives. Po bee said each thought the other was watching the youngsters. DRY RUN - Gemini astronauts Edward H. White, left, ond James A. McDivitt sit in their Gemini spacecraft during a rehearsal for their four-day orbital flight, slated for next month. Picture was taken at Cape Kennedy. (NEA Telephoto) early hearings (Continued from Page 1) ing with the 1968 model automobiles but would affect only new cars. Poverty: House Education and Labor Committee members planned a special subcommittee session to discuss their move last week to do away with state governors' right to veto antipoverty projects. The action stirred up a hornet's nest of criticism. Baker: Sen. John J. Williams, R - Del., challenged Democrats to back up their implied criticism of him in drafts of their report on the second phase of the investigation of the business affairs of former Senate Major ity Secretary Bobby Baker. Al though drafts of the report have not been released, it has been reported they seek to discredit Williams for his role in the inquiry. President to speak at Luci's school W.'VSHINGTON (UPI)— Presi dent Johnson will be the commencement speaker when his daughter Luci graduates June 1 from the National Cathedral School for Girls, an official of the school said today. Graduation ceremonies for 17- year-old Luci and her 58 se nior classmates will be held at Washington Episcopal Cath edral. Luci plans to begin her fresh' man year at the Georgetown School of Nursing in mid-September. This summer she will work with Dr. Robert Kraskin, an optometrist. Luci's mother Lady Bird and her sister Linda, 21, also plan to attend the 10:30 a.m. graduation ceremonies. HAMAMURA STRAWBERRY FARM Fresh-Picked Daily Ripe and Plentiful 28214 E. Third St. Highland "I DO want my children to have things I didn't have as a boy ., . and a bankrupt father isn't one of theml FUN ORGAN COURSE Offered by Sliger's Music! Sllger's Music, in downtown Rediands Is offering a beginner's FUN ORGAN COURSE. Due fo popular demand two classes will be scheduled. Classes are set for Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 P. M. and Thursday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 P. M. ENROLL NOW! THE INSTRUCTION will be given by Mr. Harold Benzei who now heads the organ department for Sliger's Music of Rediands. There will be FREE PRACTICE ROOMS available during the course for those enrolling who do not own an organ. The course GUAPJ^NTEES that students will be able to play the organ and that it will be a solid background for any future study. All music will be furnished and the entire 6 week course will cost just $9.95 . . . Those interested are urged to come in or call . . . Sliger's Music T09 E. State Street, Rediands Ph. 793-2827 MR. AND MRS, HARRISON J. OLIVER Olivers Note Golden Wedding Date 431 Bond street for the open house at which time anniversary cake and punch were served to more than 50 relatives and friends. Numerous gifts and floral arrangements were sent to the Olivers on this occasion. The couple were married May 9, 1915 in Waldron, Ark., and came to Rediands in 1945. They have three daughters, Freda and Komona of Rediands and Mrs. Wilma Autrey of Gridley, and one son, Leonard, of Downey. There are also four grandchildren and four great­ grandchildren. jotted down. She did this for many years. 'When I was asked to write a school paper about a great man in history, all I had to do was refer to grandmother's book. It would have taken hours to look up this material. — MRS. R. D. DEAR POLLY — We waited eight years to get wool wall-to- wall carpeting for our home. It looks lovely, but presents a real problem. We get shocks constantly from our doornob, light switch, metal or human we touch when we walk across the carpet. We helped it some by not wearing shoes. It is begin- nmg to get on our nerves and IS no laager the kidding matter that it was at first. Will this wear off in time and when? What can we do to lessen this static? — EMILY GIRLS — A "rug" man advised me that this often happens with new carpet, but things will be better when the rug packs down. The soles of your shoes help cause the friction that produces the shock. The more one drags the feet the more it happens. There is a spray on the market that supplies static-proofing and should last from one cleaning to another. It is recommended that a professional apply the spray. It is most important that the room be ventilated while the spray is being applied.—POLLY Air Force launches satellite VANDENBERG AFB (UPI)— The Air Force' today launched a satellite toward orbit, but again declined to report on its purpose or type. The Air Force announcement said a Thor-Agena combination was employed, indicating an e.x perimental satellite relatively small in size. The Discoverer series used similar boosters. DEAR POLLY—Nothing-make a guest feel more welcome than to have a few empty dresser drawers she can call her own. To get such drawers in readiness, I empty the contents into my traveling bags in a jiffy. The bags serve as an extra dresser for me until the guest departs. 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