The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 2, 1947
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TWO BLTTHBVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1'J.IV of CIO fend Lawsuits _ Union Offkwls ; B«rafc N«wspop«ri and S««k t«;Justify Claims DETROIT, fj»n f— (OP) — Top ilcers of the po^efJul CIO Unit- '1, *«lcer s Union today Jits- led th$ PAW'S current, poftal-to- >rtal y»y'^dri\e' on, grounds the lion Is 'o«J> seeking .legal redrew >r a grievance that has plagued ie auto Corkers for mahv years " President. Walter P Heather, presidents R J Thonias and ichard T Leonard, and secretary- easufer CHorge P Addes Joined — statement outlining the AWv position on portal paj Theyj'safd the union based cur- •nt suits on failure of automotive nuloyeis to comply Tutli the 'age and Hour Act aj> Interpie^ed f a recent decision of Supreme i, .. ourt". .In. the case of the ML ry_^ f (Mich.) Pottery compa- r ~*> II/-1 The *- worker's .time, they said, U-* ".f eisesVto bo his OTII from the 1-A-" t_ me he sets foot on his employers opevty'at the start--of the shift :itil he lemes that uropertv wnen day's work Is completed." i V "He ts subject to |/ant rules and [ 1= BUlalfons from the tliiie he en- '],• vs the plant gates until he leaves j; factory grounds." : they said. 3e mav be dlschniijed or cJIsclp- ned for acts which his employer olds to be inviolatlon of such I'es and reeuMIons, even though Is"not actually, at -work' when leh.a'cts occur." •nie UA\V leaders contended thnt iariy fcrnpioyes are expected to lay tools, arrange- materials, ud- isl machinery .anci perform- slml- ;r operations. on their own time efore and after the: shifts for inch .they are paid actually begin. "We;nilnk it Is only simple Juste to** ast that the woriters be onijensated for (his time," they In fihng suits to collect pay- Knt tor. this ilme under the Wage cd Hoiur Act, ve are only seeking *s! redrew for a grievance which as rdagued the auio workers for i£ny years." ^TiSiOn reads said they had Ltryin? "ante before 1938 irthe wage and hour law was ii' to secure payment for t^tirne througli collective bar- ^g slth management. "Sons* emnlovers have seen the J lUEtxe or this oemand." they said. > ud ha^ entered into agreements ' •priding payment for such time. Jt th> major!l\ of the employers ths automotive Industry have [esisted e\ery effort to achieve s ilr" settlement. " The four assailed newspaper ac- lounts-which "either'Insimialc or ppenly" charge that the workers are [lying; to' 'hold up' employers by New Congressmen to Collect Fanciest Salaries Ever Paid BY FKEOEKFC'K O. OTIIMAN (United I'rcs'i staff Correspondent! WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. (UP) — The highest palil legislature In history, with exception of one which svort night shirts trimmed In purple, CC-M to v.'ovfc here Friday noon. Only lawmakers who ever earned so much fts Hie members ot our own BOlli congress wore the senators under Constantino II during the decline of Hie Homan Umpire; they collected gold, dlr.momls, cle- piiunl tusks and peacock feuthers. ' chopped off. Our now Congress de luxe Is In no such jeopardy. At least, not literally, Euch senator and re- ineseiiUlivc earns $15,000 a year. Actually It Is equal to n little more V.hi.n that b?cause $2,000 of -M.t I income w listed as expense money and i< not subject to tax. He also loC'C'ivc.s for the first lime u pension for his old age itnd i( lie's ranker of the House or president ]jn> tern of the Senate lie gets a salary of $20,000 a year. not ever thus. 1 hnvc lueu snooping In the dustier iirchlcvcs of Congress and I can report that the Silvers of our laws have been worrying about their own pay ever since the British were chased out. fn 17!}G we paid our congressmen $U n day for every dny they actually worked. If they look a day off we docked 'em. One of these payrolls, show- Ing how our senalors were nlckec! for W for every day I hey fulled | the members on annual wage ol. wanted to be strict -with Congress, little $5.M3. This struck the taxpayers us a little steep, but they said nothing iind whal happened? Con- (•re.s.'imen raised their wages again the following year to $1500. This was i\ mlst^k'j. Tiic citiz?ns wrote, letters; the editors penned editorials, and tlie politlcos tsciK'oled. They apologized to the nation for their greediness" anil tliey cut back their pay to 5,000. This also was the year that lo show on (lie Job, Is on display deductions for absenteeism stopped Most 'o! their heads plus tliut $2X0 i nexpenses. 'Twus in the Senaie clerk's office, i The boy;: slrutBlecl alone until 1818, when they were smacked ">' the iiigh cost of living. They searched their souls and they raised their wages to $8 a d:G'. In 18CC Congress took Itself out of Hie. day labor class ami volort niyslciiciisly. Melody knows why to tills day. but lujt since 1857 lias any con- griviKnuin fiuled to receive his full pay ilicck >'ai.'c:iuse hu played hook- ty. The law's still on the books, howi'ver, and my iiuttiorilles say it Not \mlil 1831 did the congressmen raise the!:' wages again. They matte the fee $7.600 once more and this time it stucK. In 1925, over the protest ol (he late Senator William 13. H-jrah iwho sakl con- yrc's-smen u'ei'cn't worth that [nmclii. their ;;alailes \veiit up lo! SIC OLfl[ They rc!n»inc-d, desp:ie I liuir-huarlcd 'altcmpts to get pensions i'.ncl the House ol Rcprcscn- tati.'cs' dcflKlcn u couple of years ai;o to give itself an expense ai> ;'ount .'the new, $15,000 wage, plus a regular pension .ssytcm, \\'a:; adopted last session as :i part o! Hie LaloHettc-Monroney stfcam- lining plan. Willie 1 was r.iaut it I checked with the legislative reference scrv- co'.iid bJ enforced if Congress Ice. where tho man said there wns no doubt our lawmakers aro the test pHlil by far In the world. Runners ui> a:e members of Hrl- tnin's House of Commons, who get about SI,SCO n year iind have lo spend most of that on railroad fare. Lawmakers on the European' continent are worse off still; the members of the Dutch Parliament, for instance, get aboui $5 a day for d.'ys they actually work. I'm not complaining, you understand. All I want is for the world's best-paid congressmen to do the world's bpst job; it's my money and I'm going to keep un eye on 'etn. Modern jlu/ztes have been traced to Fontana, Italy, and" some are contained in n book published in ICOIi. With his sister ruling brick,- (his Roman lad responds to universal appeal of the coinic book wilh degree of concentration that mokes him oblivious to cameraman. bringing lay.' . -fpi portal-to-portaT U. S. Military Men Reported In Turkey, Iraq MOSCOW, Jan. 2. (UPI -The magazine New Times today charged that large numbers of American military men. airmen and port specialists are in Turkey antl Iraq and that ''according to widespread reports the contingents arc Ro!r.!» to b? increased In the nearest future." "Men. in military service «•' the United States in Turkey and Iraq and evideiuiy many other places are not included in the list" which Secretary of State Jnme.s F, Byrnes submitted to the United Nations General Assembly. New Times charged. "The United States Is not search- in? lor bases in Turkey," Now Times sold, "because in reality she has already found them there. Already in 1045 there were several thousaiirt American niililaty men | in Turkey who served the Internal ' and foreign airlines. "It is reported since then that additional groups of American officers^ including several colonels, In the Large Blue Box L/se Spore Stamp No. 53 Six Mississippi Count/arts tntist in Regular . enlistment of five Blytlic- |ille men and a Gosnell man in the gular Army Mns announced'-today Staff Seigl Don C. Seal of the •cnutfug station here. ...-.'. Enlisting for three-year periods Roy I* Ward son of Ma I tie ?ard of Rt '5, Bljtheville. in the orps of •Englnec-rs; and B. P. Eldson o' Mr nnd Mrs. Benlamin der of Gosnell, In .the Pielrt Ar- llery Three other Bljtheviile mcn e ii- lated for 18 month perioils They • ere Charles H Overman, s on of f-ester Overman Josepii R. Sharp, of Mr and Mrs. W. P 5 Ind B. W Wyatt son of k1p Wyatt Elmer R Moore of Biyilicvme e-enlisted in the Annorcd Foiccs. i which he formerly held the rank f technician, fifth grade. He serv- 16 'months in the European tatet or operations during- lus have arrived in the country and about 100 American military pilots. According to information which Is available, many Turkish ports, especially on the Mediterranean Coast, lire completely directed nml served by American specialists. Palmolive Regular Size .... lie Cashmere Bouquet, Ige. size lie Pride of Illinois, Cream Style Pure Hog Savory Eggs on Tocst llroadcatl: Ju,:,-lary 4, 1917 p Pel Milk Turn cm oven; sPt nc lior (-125° F.) . Cui egg* iino halves, lenatlnvise. Itt.-- n.ovc yolks; save whiles. Mash yolks; udd nluSLiicd nnd ink. Mix together »oup, mill:, wacer nnd onion. S(ir '/t cup of mixture into yolk mixuire. I'ilc into egg whiles. Arrange crushed potato chips on top of eggs. Put into shallow pan; bake 5 minutes, or until lightly brownud. Heat remaining sauce slowly, then put equal portions on toasr. Top with stuffed eggs. Makes 4 servings. ^Corn flake crumbs mixed willl 2 lensp. melted shortening can replace pocito chips. V.m Wilt .%•<•(?.Pet Milk 13c Eggs, Fresh 59c CAMPBKLL'S MUSHUOOM Soup 17c Potato Chips lOc .JACK Sl'RAT Wounded Seabee Makes Hospital Time Pay . WELCCME. Minn. lUP)— The inventive genius of n wounded Seabee which didn't stop ns he lay hospitalized in the South PaSttle, is lie'plng to make -Minnesota farming easier. • Ernest Pollard was \voundcdlhree times In the Stnith PncUlc aiul spnnt six-months on hospital cots. He bes:ui pitting hi;; itlcas on nsjjer nnd before lonu rn:ne up with a windrow turner and floor model hoist which IUAV art b?lng .' I i!]p.iiu!>ctnre;i commercially by Mrs. Minneapolis firm. At his own small "factory" at Welcome ho Is miuvu- tucUirlug an overhead, hoist. first enlistment. The six men nip en route lo Foil stun Houston. Texas, for processing IVIK! nsstgnmonl. Pup Gets His Two Scents Worth Iff?' GRAPEFRUIT JUICE.. 46 oz. can 25c OKI, MON'J'K CATSUP . . . 14 oz. bottle 25c KK! JOK 12 ()/- HAH SOAP, Laundry HUTE r — RICE KK-n SO CHERRIES . WELCH'S GRAPE JUICE, •CRISCO OR SNOWDIUF SHORTENING CEHHAU CHILI VVOODBU TOILET SOAP HEST cm MEAL HUNT'S ^ PEACHES, in heavy syrup HUOOK'S NO. 2 CAN PORK & BEANS - - HUTE ROSE SOUR IMTTEl) CliHHAKDT'S VVOODBURY'S HEST CREAM HUNT'S NO. 2'/z CAN CKISl'Y ICIOHKRG HKADS . . 10lb.pkg.55c . . No. 2 can 38c pint 27c; . . qt. 50c . . . 3 Ib. jar $1.19 . No. 303 can 25c • • regular size Ik - 25 Ib. bag $1.25 - - 35c - - 13c GAUBEN FRESH ALASKA CHUM MUKSKLMAN'S ; ; »errltr. pup pWured cbqve |e<i double value for every scent « »l<*i,VP. Wh«ir.brou«M lo Chlcogo anlmo) shelter run by Viola Ltntn, vrho WUt him, U w« found the dog baa two noses. SALMON - - - No. 1tall can 37c JACK SPRAT—ARMOUR'S MiiUPevely tall can - case $5.85 FOR SALADS WESSON OIL pint49c; . . qt.95c SAUCE . . . No.2can19c PUMPKIN . . . . No.2can18c FRANCO- A M ERIC A N SPAGHETTI - - - No.1tallcan15c PACKED IN SYRUP GRATEDCOCOANUT - 13ozcan4k JACK SPRAT HES JMI5O 1 CELERY CAVE COD CRANBERRIES • - - S Lit. MESH BAG ORANGES .... 1 I.]}. CKLLOl'HANE HAG FRESH DATES - - - RED RIPE TOMATOES - - • -. STRING LESS VALENTINE GREEN BEANS • - • FRESH GREEN TURNIPS and TOPS . FRESH COCOANUTS, full-o-milk HOX DELICIOUS APPLES - Ib. 12c .MARSH SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT, 64 size - - 4 lor 2k FRESH BROCCOLI - ... - bunch 25c FRESH Mustard and Turnip Greens. bch. 12k 100 Ib. bag $2.25 CRISPY JUMI5O STALKS RED TRIUMPH each 10c bunch 5c: each12c - Ib. 29c each 39c bag 23c - Ib. 23c Ib, 17k bch. 15c MEATS Our Meats are unexcelled in Freshness and Quality Rib or Brisket- Stew lb.12k Meaty Shoulder PORK ROAST lb.45c Fresh Ground Beef Ib. 29c Country Stylo Pork Sausage ib. 49c Tender Club BEEF STEAK Ib. 49c Salt MACKEREL each 15c Young Tender BEEF LIVER Ib. 39c 2 Lb. Box CHEESE each $1.09 Chuck BEEF ROAST lb.32c Meaty NECK BONES Ib. 16c End Cuts PORKCHOPS 49c LIBERTY CASH GROCER !>Wiv *

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