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Thursday, March 2, 1939
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THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 193u. TITO DATLY C O U R I K K . C(:VNrci.,f,SVrijr,E. PA. FA UK SliiVEJN. Sit-Down Technique In Labor Disputes Elided With Decision of Court By WILLIAM H. LAWRENCE United Press Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, Mar. 2. -- The Supreme Court's decision declaring git-down strikes illegal and denying participants protection of the Wagner Labor Relations Act was expected . / today to mark the disappearance of that technique in labor disputes. Labor leaders declined comment, but were expected to make every effort to prevent recurrences of sit- downs inasmuch as those engaging In them, according to the decision, will have surrendered their rights under the Wagner Act. American Federation of Labor leaders, including President William »· Green, already have condemned the Bit-down. And the Congress of Industrial Organization,' a principal i n j yesterday's decision, has not used It on a large scale since the Michigan «uto strikes in 1937. The result of any future sit-down strike probably would be immediate eviction of the strikers since the Supreme Court's clear definition of their' illegality will make it easier to obtain injunctions. In addition to outlawing the sit- down, the court condemned union violation of collective bargaining contracts wit!, an employer in reversals of the three National Labor Relations Board decisions yesterday. It voted five to two to deny protection of the Wagner Act to 90 CIO "stay-in" strikers and sympathizers and refused to order their reinstatement, although it agreed with the NLRB that the strike was caused by unfair labor practices of the Fanslecl Metallurgical Corporation, North Chicago, III. It also refused to order reinstatement of AFL members who violated a collective bargaining contract forbidding strikes in a dispute which touched off the Terre Haute, Ind., gereral strike in 1935. It ruled that their employer -- the Columbian Enameling and Stamping Company, Terre Haute, Ind.--had not refused to bargain with them and was not guilty of violating the labor law. After the decisions had been handed down--the first major rebuffs to the NLRB since its inception--Max Ewiren, attorney for Fansteel, predicted that "the sit-down is ended in America." : · ' Even as he spoke, approximately 400 sit-down strikers evacuated the aircraft division plant ot the Bcndix Corporation at South Bend, Ind., when informed of the court's decision. The Bendix plant was the scene of the first major sit-down strike in 1936. 1 Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes' majority decision in the Fan- Steel case means that every sit-down striker can be. jailed on contempt charges, if plant owners can secure injunctiors similar to the one issued in the Fanstcel case. - . · Hughes described the sit-down as "illegal in. its conception and prosecution,' and said it was "not the exercise of the right, to strike" to .which the (Wagner/ act referred." "It was not a mere quitting of work and statement of grievances in the exerdse of pressure recognized as lawful," he continued. "It was an illegal seizure of buildings in order to . prevent their use by the employer in a lawful manner and thus by acts of force and violence to compel the employers to submit. "When the employes resorted to that sort of compulsion they took a position outside the protection of the .*-.. (Wagner Act) statute and accepted the risk of termination of their employment upon grounds aside ' from the exercise of the legal rights which the statute was designed to conserve." But Supreme Court Justices Stanley F. Heed and Hugo -L. Black disagreed. In the dissenting opinion, Reed said: "None questions the power of the board to reinstate striking employes as a means of redress for unfair labor practices." He then concluded by stating that NEWS BEHI Navy Awards Armor Plate Contracts WASHINGTON, Mar. 2--The Navy departnie"!. has awarded contracts totaling $24,000,000 for armor plates to be usec 1 in its warship construction program. Contracts were awarded to the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bethlehem, Pa.; Midvale Company, Niceton, Pa., and Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh. Navy officials said Bethlehem re- Continued from Page Four. March 10 hearings on the Walsh amendments, just n short time before | the Supreme Court decision, is cited · as substantiating that contention. ! Many a Dewey friend is growling about the current stories that National Committeeman Kenneth Simpson is going .touring through the country in the 1D40 behalt ol the New York district attorney. It puts Dewey in the position ol seeking the nomination, they say. Steps may be taken to eliminate the Dewey leatui-e from whatever touring Simpson does. One Democrat (Celler) on the House Judiciary Committee moved in secret session to drop the Perkins case, but another Democrat exploded | in protest. Apparently the boys do | not want to let Fanny off the fire { just yet. IncidentaUy, confidential information has beer, given the committee that Miss Perkins will not deport Harry Bridges because he is the only one xvho can keep the CIO surgers on the Pacific coast hallway in line. in the case being review "both labor and management had erred grievous". ' in their respective conduct," but that "it cannot be said to be unreasonable to restore both to their former status." The court's vigorous condemnation o£ tl-.e sit-down strike brought the highest tribunal and the Government's chief law enforcement officer --Attorney General Frank Murphy-into agreement that this labor weapon was unlawful. Although Murphy has been criti- cilzed lor his handling of the automobile sit-downs, he told a Senate committee recently that he had advised CIO President John L. Lewis during the strikes that the plants must be evacuated because occupation was unlawful. NLRB Chairman J. Warren Madden and member Donald Wal\eueld Smith told a House Appropriations Committee recently that they considered this slike method illegal. Member Edwin S. Smith was non-committal. The board has contended, however, that it had authority to order reinstatement of sit-downers if a company's unfair labor practices were the prime cause of the strike. But Chief Justice Hughes said that "to justify such conduct because of the existence of a labor dispute or ot an unfair labor practice would be to put a premium on resort to force instead of legal remedies and to subvert the principles of law and order which lie at the foundation of society." Senator Edward R. Burke, D., Neb., Labor Board critic. and sponsor of some Wagner Act amendments, predicted that the three reversals would add public support to the demands for major changes in the law. The court's action overshadowed all other labor developments as President Roosevelt's new effort to bring the CIO and AFL back to the conference table for peace talks struck a snag. Indications were that, although peace -committees eventually would be appointed by both groups, each side would limit the authority of its negotiators with major reservations. Lewis delayed any public statement on Mr. Roosevelt's labor unity bid, but he was understood to be irked by AFL reservations. Columbus' Bones on Flight Lanra Trcadwcll, character actress, holds the famous Castillo lockets containing the bones and dnst of Christopher Columbus, before placing thorn aboard plsce at Los Anpeles for shipment to New York. H. G. Robinson, co-pilot, looks over the S500,COO relics, which Miss Treadwcll inherited. Thev will b« exhibited at Worid'» Fair or in a New York museum. acived 42 per cent of the order, Midvale 33 per cent, and Carnegie-. Illinois 25 per cent. Party Killing Conviction. MARION, Ind., Mar. 2.--Mrs. Rilla Han-ell was found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the death of Paul Bartholomew, 37, high school principal, and -was sentenced to serve two to 21 years in a women's prison. The man \v!as shot on November 12 following ja drinking party with Mrs. Harrell (at the HarreU home. i GIRLS' VACATiON HOME APPROVED By United Press. PITTSBURGH, Mar. 2.--Eden Hall Farm, the vacation home for working girls und women provided for in the will of the lo'.e Sebastian Mueller, H. J. Heinz Company executive, today was approved by common pleas court. To be erected on a 400-acve site in Richland township, near Bakerslown, the home to which Mueller left his entire residuary estate of approxi- mately $1,250,000, was granted a charter yesterday by Common Pleas Court Judge John J. Kennedy. The directors, who include the executors of tlie estate, H. N. Biley, Charles Roemer and T. B. McCafferty, are permitted ; $100,000 to construct buildings. Mueller died last November. Rail Equipment on Order. The Association o£ American Railroads said that Class One railroads had 6,637 freight cars, 25 steam locomotives and ' 59 electric-Diesel locomotives on order February 1. This compared with 6,503 freight cars, 11/0 steam locomotives and 21 electric-HDiesels on February 1, 1938. FEEL WEAK, TIRED? Scrantcn. 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