The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 24, 1947
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1947 New Wage Hikes Needed, AFL Say Rising Prices Said ! Reason Unions Must Seek Third Increase WASHINGTON, Oct. 24. <UPI— The American r^ederatlon of Labor , said yesterday unions must seek a third round of postwar wage tn- . creasog (o meet rising prices. Tlie statement was made In the •JAFI* Monthly Economic Survey. VH was the ttrsl time Hie AFL hat , taken this position, although scv- , eral CIO leaders have already said that a third round of pay boosts In 1948 would be necessary to meet. the high cost of living. The API. publication salt) higher pricts and the food shortage in Europe must be met "by voluntary measures. " It opposed revival of price controls, wage irce/es ' and rationing as "abhorrent and unworkable." It also urged Industry 10 explain to workers and the public what tt Intends lo do with 1947 profit* estimated at $17,(Wl),tKK),000. Th« AFL, »afd that prices this year "in most cases have be-on raised more than enough to offset wage increases, as shown by the high and rising level of uro- flus." Quotes Sl«l Kike It said that U. s. Steel Corp. had raised prices $5 a ton average In .Inly, 1947, after the rani and Ueel waje increases. The AFL said that as a result of the pric^ boost and higher steel shipments, tlv; company's wage costs decreased from $48.39 a ton in 1946 to $43.20 Abu the second half of 1947. while ™/fcs operating profit rose from ?13.41 a ton in 1946 to $19 alter the 1947 wage and price increases. "In citing these figures, the APL Is In no sense attacking profits," the publication said. "We recognize that the businessman's chance to make profits is a powerful Incentive to industrial progress, and that such progress, when balanced by a strong union organization and collective bargaining, is the BLYTHEVTT.LE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS' DP's Find Welcome and Work in Britain Marshall I'"****" 1 *" *v»* w.» MUrbnail Meet in Little Rock in '49 After years of wandering, displaced persons from the British Zone in Germany are (Incline new lives and homes m Britain. D«pile her shortages of food, clothing and housing Kiu'Umcl is throwing open her doors lo 100,000 displaced.persons to ease manpower and production problems Known us European Volunteer Workers, they work bealde-British men and women in Industry and iifiri- culture, drawing the same pay and ratione. Above, n group ot former DP's enjoys n rest while • tilling fields. Plan Asks Anti- Aircraft Guns 'Model Prisoner Steals s Sheriff's Prized Belt W ALiKU I RIDGE, Ark,, Ot't U4. nviio m mv .^i/.i ium^ i-udL \ji u> in;; (UPJ — Lawrence County Sheriff f when the Federal Reserve Bank rc- Joe Spades was Inclined to Ag^ee , Inxcs iLs hold on personal louas aiul inslnllmpnt purchases Nov. 1, Steart blamed private credit dent Truman's Economic Advisory Council and vice president of (he Federal Reserve nrmk of St. Louis, warned today of lurther complications In the spirallng cost ol living Plan for Mid- East Predicted WASHINGTON', Oct. 24. <UI« — The lliurmmn Committee on Vat- flun Aid Is sliuiyiiiB n "Little Marshall I'lnn" for the MWdlc-Eist, It w;is revealed yrsterdny, A source close lo the 19-uic'iuber ixmimltlcit salrt this proposer! ox- lenslon of (hi- "help those who help Itu'm.sfiliv.'-." program would no!, interfere with Ihe Mnrtshnll Plan to aid WeJiem Kuropenn countries. Tills souii'i' uiut .some inetnuers of the i;roup. wl'k'h Is heiulcrt by Co!innei\-e S<<rn-tniy W. Avcrell Hnrrlman. fivl the U. S. must tnke prciMuillD'us lo sre Hint oilier purls of the world me not depvlvecl of machinery mid oilier nuilerials If the Marshull I'lan ccics Into effect. "• said the committee recognizes Ihnt the Miditle-Enst i.s another "n',i" p;:!Uk';il urea, unit one In which Russia Is attempting to snln political Influence. H was tenrncd Unit If Ihe Middle- East nld plan nuUcvlnllTO. 1 ;, Pnle.i- llne will Imve a key economic role. Tlmt country, it was pointed out, is virtually the only Middle-East area with any Industry. Aid to other countries In tile region would emphasize oil development nmt'Im- provement of agricultural mid irrigation projects. , Ark.. Oct. 14. (UP) The 1M4 session of lh« Arkansas Presbyterian Synod wl|| be held in Pulnski Height* Presbyterian Church hi Little Rock, It was announced today. It hu been Ml for the third wcolc In October. ' The Mth annual Synod ended yeMrrclny in Batesville, With the cli'ctlon of Alexander Henry of Newport HJ 194* moderator. WASHINGTON, Oct. 34. (UP) The National Guard said yesterday its program for national defense calls for Issuance of 3,056 anti-aircraft guns to units placed strategically around Industrial centers. It also said that 1,- B03 National Guard ' airplanes already are flying and ready for combat. Emphasizing the success of a recruiting drive, National Guard officers said 159,000 men had been -- —„., b , , 0 t ,.. L .signed up as of last Saturday, In- basis for higher living standards." | eluding a record 8,900 last week. Tlie National Guard has 15,200 officers federally recognized, exceeding prewar officer strength, and is signing up more at the rate ot better than 1,000 per month. The Guard program calls for a total of 682,000 men by Jan. 1, 1951. This would give 84 antiaircraft battalions organized into brigades. Seven brigades would be located on the East Coast, three in the West Coast and two in the Great Lakes region. that 69-year-old James Pleas Duty had been a model prisoner. I In fact, the sheriff even agreed to ask state prison officials to give Duty an easy clerical Job when he began serving a 12-year term (or burglary of a jewelry store here. That is, until the sheriff found ils prized Snm Browne belt con- :ealcd in Duty's cell. The AFL said that It has urged "the policy of wage increases wltli- out raising prices^as the on'.v way any real progress" can be made,." "Such a porccy can only succeed if management comes half way. submitting facts and figures acceptable to both parties to show the wage Increases possible without raising prices, and sitting down in good faith with labor to work out ways 'and means of rais- Ing wages within present prices." the AFL said. Russia May Keep [ Iran's Gold After " Oil Pact Rejection I .TEHRAN. Oct. 24. (UP> — A | high Foreign .Office official said ; yesterday that? Iran expected%Rns- i sia to retaliate for Parliament's | rejection of Hie Soviet-Iranian oil i pact by confiscating 11 tons of Ir; anian gold now on deposit in the I Russian National Bank. I The gold, he explained, was de^posited in Russia during the war ^»and never has been withdrawn. He '; said the government expected the ••• gold to be confiscated as Russia's : . first reaction to the Parli«n» nt's : overwhelming rejection ipf the a• greeinent negotiated by Premier ; Ahmed Ghavan in -946. i Iranian Army officials, mean• while, denied rumors that Soviet \ troops were massing on the border. ; One spokesman said the reports were completely unfounded and that "there is no reason for alarm." Banker Warns of Credit Expansion Complications MEMPHIS. Tenn., Oct. 24. (UP) —W. H. Stead, member of Prcsi-' Two million of the 5,000.000 slaves in the world today are Chinese girls between 4 and 18. * NEW * and Used Electric MOTORS Suilerl (o any use. Come in 1/30 to l|/2 horse power sizes. Supply Is Not Unlimited Medlin & Lane ELECTRIC 129 S. First COMPANY Phone 2180 SNOWTliVIE or Anytime! Tiny feet "go" fast . . arxi yrow foster. Let us check your child's fe*t often . . and keep them properly supported m Poli&Parrot SHOCS FOsfBOYS AND Cltlf ^, \ \ \ Large Shipment Just Received / ,^ FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 W. Main ^ expansion for contributing to iufli- lion. He said It was growing "at ihc- same rate it did In the early 1020s. "It Is n bad sign; it cannot gj on," he said. Stead estimated credit was Increasing by $10,000,000,000 a year. He urpeil "controls short of ra- HoiiiiH' "us a means of .stemmir,;; the rising tirte ol living. Eighty per cent ol the world's supply of cork is produced by Spain. . Most public schools In Sweden are equipped with bathtubs. OlillKK IN Till: CHANCE'.tV COURT, CHIfKASA WitA I) I ij T It I U T, irilSSIS.SII'l'I COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Clare Christian PlalntlH, vs. No. 10,215 Max n. Christina Defendant. The defendant Max II. Christian Is hereby wimicd to nppenr within thirty days hi the court named n the caption hereof and answer the complaint ot the plalnllff Chirr Christian. Dntcd this 16 day of October, 1941 HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk ll.v Dorothy Conley, deputy. Attorney for Plaintiff W. Leon Smith. 10,17-24-31-1111 Want Ails. Read 'Courier IE .,.- ^Ua-, '_* * My Grocer has always been so helpful i i) seeing that I get the best of everything" ' I A STATEMENT LIKE TH IS MAY WIN YOU or one of many other valuable prizes! Yom — , u ° Ur eny ° r 1i 9 rand new ""»«« You many win or* of the valuable weekly prizes and still fae «hg,ble for any of the Grand Prizes! Remember, if your en y is &?„ f *- u «c^ $ L' 000 ' and fhe 9' ocer y° u "<•">• « y°"r nrh! 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