The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 29, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1947 BUYTIIEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIMl NEWS Remedial Labor LegislationUrged Wagner Act Termed "Strike Breeder" by New York Attorney 1!V ItAYMONI) I.AI1K (United Press Starr C»iTC<>|>oiiilciit) WASHINGTON, Jan. 2!).—Theodore R. Tsennnn, New York attorney, today aisuiled tiie Wngiicr Act as a strike-breeder and asked .-^pn#ress to enact a broad program Jl remedial labor legislation. Testifying before the Senate Labor Committee, he recommended specific steps to outlaw what he Luxury, Poverty Go Side-by-Side in Lisbon \Autry Sparks Where Hungry Have Patience, But No Voice PAGE THREE By HOSETTE HARGROVE NEA Staff Correspondenl LISBON, Portugal (NBA).— The tmrefoot beggars of Lisbon arc on every corner; they follow you into stores and shops with outstretched hands; and they disappear like magic when you tend them off with the words: "Have patience." For the poor, the workers and wage-earners alike In Portugal, patience is a necessary virtue. The supporters o; President Antonio Ralazar call It public traiiquklity, which (hey say Is preferable to total liberty. But the tranqullity is predominant only because the little people have no way or, expressing the unrest and discontent thejf feel. Of all European capitals, this one, physically untouched by war offers the sharpest contrasts. You arc constantly reminded of the king in the fairy tale who laughed union recognition as m , one side of his face and cried wages am >s'uiKiu*|on the other. There is eayety and bustle and plenty In downtown Lisbon—luxury of merchandise and food that the remainder of Europe has almost forgotten on an out-in-thc open basis. Side-by-side with tills abundanci or luxury Is an abundance of hunger, not just among the beggars but among the majority of labor eis and small office workers. Tlici: called "illegal strikes," secondary boycotts, the closed shop and in- dustrywide bai'samms;. He also favored measures mnklnj,' unions liable to brcadi-of-contract suits. Iscrvnan, who specializes in labor law, contended that the Wagner Act had encour.v'cn >•!••!'••>•! >•• (liMiutcs over well as over conditions. He said there had been "su'3-! slaul!ally more" strikes over or- il'juizins and union recognition since passage of I he act even though it was intended to create peaceable machinery lor •settling those disputes. "Strikes have increased because, under the act, no matter what the strike is about or how a man behaves during the strike, the least he can expect Iroin the National l/ibar 'Delations Hoard is to get his joi) back,'' Iserman said. Endmsrs Anu'rnlmimt He added that the Wagner Act properly left disputes over wages and working conditions to collective bargaining. «e endorsed a Wagner amendment proposed by Sen. Jo- j seph H. Ball. H . Minn., which I income has gone up 30 to 50 pe: cent since the war; the cost o food has gone up 100 per cent. Tin black market, which is evcrywher in Europe, here embraces even th would divest strikers of their status ar, "employes" if they refused an employer's offer of reinstate- mcnt. Strikers now lose their claims to their only, after the employer has hired a replacement. Meanwhile, Senate Republican spokesman or. labor legislation viewed yesterdays testimony of Secretary of Lubnr Lewis B. Sch- wellcnbach as indicating the Possibility of agreement between Congress and the administration, at least on some issues. Chairman Rooert A. Tnft, R..' lo\vlv staples such as oil, rice, an dried codfish. I Lack of food rations Is one rea son that Portugal has the high est percentage of tuberculosis any European country. Some formed people place the figure a high as 80 per cent, but lack .statistics does not permit eithe confirmation or refutation of th ligure. Tiiere are not enough hospital sanatariums or disl-*insaries i 1'ortugal. despite the many soci improvements which Salazar has introduced in his 20-year regime. But the mumbling or the discontented must be blamed somewhat on the people themselves. \ People active in public and pri- charities Fireworks in Budget Parley UT'll.E ROCK, 'Ark., Jan, 29. (UP)- Controversy over the Revenue Di'iiartmciH threatened to break Into the open today Inn wns temporarily rorcstalled. The fireworks arose at « meeting of Uie Joint Budget Committees when Hep. L. H. Autry of Mississippi County questioned an travel allowance In a supplemental Revenue Department request. The department asked for {98,000. Action \\ns postponed Tor further study HIIU explanation of the need lor tile mcmey. Knrhi'r, tlie committee nl>r»ro\vd u $000,020 supplemental Rriuil lor the Welfare Department to match $'2.300,000 in federal funds. Stale Comptroller John U. Trucm- pev said the Welfare Department explained that their rolls hud Jumped from 30.000 to 40,000 in the p:isl month, uutl that the money w: > needed If checks were to be mailed after March. The committee also approved a biennial budget of $43,COO for the Girls' Training School. were postponed when •tome iif the members <|iu'stluni'tl appropriations of conslllullonal olllcers. Later In tin.' afternoon yesterday, Hep. Cui'Ilon Currle «f JcITe-i'son Counly—contending thill he hiid been visited by repix'scnlallvcs at the secretary or Mute, auditor and treasurer's olllee--announecd his Intentions o( attempt [1151 to pare con- stltutlunul approprlallons. Hack In the Keiwli'. clforls of Sen. G. W. lx>okiidoo of Arkadelphla to cllniintile 11 new post being created hy Clov. I.aney were delayed. Another jji-iiulov iioln'ted out, that l«>k- udoo could not iimi'ml the bill until mimeographed copies were on all desks. It was Hep. Dick Wright also ot Ailcadc'lphla, who sncci.'ss- (ully moved for the removal and the eventual le-lnslateineiil of the $5,000 ii year liaison niun 111 the meetings or Ihe pru-sesslon budget committee. Other bills Introduced In the House yesterday would; Allow Ihe University ot Arkansas and ollu-r collides of the state lo Herman and Hep. l.rsllc Speck, a. year. A similar m«aMU»,-'*dyo- botli of Mlsslsslpid County. I callng o. $10000 salary}for the " ' Provide for the registration of nil Ices has already beeq " " ' r F/W* f lU'coi'iiiH with the sheriffs of the. Mate. The bill, introduced by Heps. Clnronce Taylor mid John J. Hornor of Phillips County, provides a fee ot ten cents per weapon to cover expenses of such registration, and further makes the violation of the bill u misdemeanor. 1'rovldc for the repeal of Act 112 of 1(H5, (he measure setting up a three-diiy suiting period before the Issuance o( marriage licenses. The repealing net was Introduced by Hep Land I'nyne ot Cluy Counly. And In the Semite, Sen. Smith or Joncsuoro brought 1)111 lo raise the salaries of Supreme Court. Justices In Arkansas lo I.ovcs Ills Shilling MINNEAPOLIS (Ul'> — Despite his 61 years, Fred Ii. Mlrlke rides the 85 miles Iroin Fairfax. Minn., to Minneapolis every week-end the Minneapolis riisure skill Ing club "indices. He has been doing H lor nenrly 20 years. Mlelke explains that .'•killing Is his recreation ami "I love u." con.strucl or pmi'hnse scll-llquldat- lni; dormitory buildings, The measure also empuwoied boards «f such Institutions to borrow money to ln- aiwmitr MU-II prujects. Provide licit persons ai rested sliall In- |jruiii;M liediiv tin- justice <if (lie iH'iu-i! In Hi,, iiitviishlp In wliU'h the arrest CIIH-III K-il. 'l'| lu Wll was Inlimlllrcd hy Hep. |;. Q. liey now receive $7,5 Gateway Service Sta. * BuiU»n of Guaranteed Generators and Starters Phone 983 J. O. Lentz Dub Sisemore vale charities point out. for in- O.. of the labor committee ' said 5 k>"ce, that while the rich porlu- S~hwel!enbach'5 testimony 'in cer- 6 u ese contribule willingly lo all lain fields opens the doors to pos-l charities—the Winter Relief. Fund sible agreement." ' He expressed , brought in almost 28 million es- belief that there may be less|Cudos the year it was launched —' er, as it was for cliffe/encc between the administra-i — ' ssional views on difference between the tion snd com;res.siom outlav.-ins secondary boycotts "than had appeared earlier. It's against the law to so barefoot in Libson. bill most of these rishei- womcn in the slum section of Alfamn don't seem to have the wort!. Those who have shoes usually carry them in their baskets. they have a hard job making .sure , There i.s no outward censorship. " " --•--•- ---• ••-•>• ( in t every resident foreign correspondent knows the duration or his stay in Portugal depends on his altitude toward the government. There is another restriction 1m- imsed by decree or Salaxar that niiikes goin^ barefoot Illegal. lie has had less success with this than witli Ihe press, for while the fish- crviomen of the Allama slum section of Lisbon bought clogs, they cany them in the fish baskets and tuit them on only when a nolice- num aEHii'oacheH. that recipients Of food and clothing do not immediately turn around and sell these gifts' for a botllc of wine or a lottery ticket. The government says the restrictions it lias imposed on its people are really a restraining of impulses. This restraint is exceedingly strong in the Portuguese press, which dares not raise its voice against the Salazar regime without fear of being Silenced altogeth- a time recently. Read Courier News Want Ads. folmadge Judge Army Recruiter Discusses Rights Of Enlisted Men Dependency and 'G.I. Bill of Rights benefits for men enlisted or re-enlisted in the Army remain unchanged by the president's recent proclamation regarding cessation of World War II hostilities, Staff Sergt. Don C. Seal of the Recruiting office here, pointed out today. Men who have enlisteti or reenlisted in the Army since June = 30, 1S146, will receive these benefits cian, linancc clerk for the (iuralion plus six monllis,' man. radio operator, mess serge- he explained, as will men going , nnt, mechanic itncl airplane engine into the Army now. Men enlisted i mechanic, prior to June 30, 1948, will receive these benefits for the entire period of enlistment, he added. Also announced today by sergt. Seal was a reminder of th.e opportunity for combat-wounded veterans to enlist in the Regular Army In their former grades if they do so on'or before Friday, the deadline for cnlistmenl-in-grade. Among technician ratings needed by the Army and for which training will be given are those or dental technician, machinist, pharmacists, stenographers, x-ray techni- radio rcpair- Judge Walter C. Hcndrix, above, of Fullon Counly Superior Court, will hear suit, on Feb. 7, nimed to restrain Herman Tol- inadge from keeping possession cf the Georgia governor's ollice. INDUSTRIAL LIFE & HEALTH SINCIi 1891 Offices 1-2-3 HOKUM KU1LOING lllylhcvillc, Arkansas Ofllcc Phone 3601 Ucsiilcncc riionc 2381 CALL 3607 $ for J. D. FUTCH Representative Out of all our population, Col- lesc firadualcs account for only 2Cr. Vel this 'i'.f furnishes 8fHi •• of the names in "Who's Who." The Industrial Educational 1'lar will assure, the funds for a College Education. SUP!* Hoy's PERCALE PAJAMAS Full Cut. Roomy Garments. Fast Colors. Drastically reduced to GOING! GOING LAST DAYS! Deep rcciuclions on winter stocks — Rome arc below cost! Hurry! Coin,'; fast! ; ,. s fAsHiotvi Memorial to Honor Bataan Defenders ' ERAI'MERD, Minn. (UP) — A I3raiue:'a war memorial to men ot the 19-llh Tank Battalion, [leteml- crs of Batuan^ will bu erected as loon'as $300,000 is subscribed on a national basis. The 101th. includiiif; 84 national Hiiard olfi:ers ant* men Iroin Briiinercl, wus captured on Hainan. Only 25 Braineid men returned from Japanese prison camps. LEGISLATURE Continued from J'nec I. chambers a series of bills directing veterans were introduced .simultaneously. They would provide education In state-owned .schools for children of veterans killed In World War II; credit veterans holding civil service Jobs with time spent in the Army in computing pensions, retirement pay and longevity; anil would also provide a penalty lor the Improper wearing of the discharge emblems or Insignia o[ ihr various veterans' organizations. In Ihe House, cfTorls to require pro-marital examinations for ve- ncrcul disease failed in an afternoon session. The bill, which would have called lor each couple lo take u blood test prior lo receiving a nmrrlngc license, was defeated -15 to 42 after lengthy discussion. The proposal was sponsored by Reps. Sullivan of While County anil Baxley and Alsup of Puluskl. Iu other action, the House approved a measure making It unlawful to possess more than a gallon of liquor in a dry county. The bill \vi\s introduced l>y Rep. Uusscll Roberts of Faulkner County, and was approved 05 to 1. 'Minor disturbances nn;l promises of trouble greeted the first introduction of the general appropriation bill in botli the House and Senate. Travel Kxjir.iiscs Dchatcil In the upper chamber an Hem of $5,000 travel expenses for Gov. Hen Lnney was questioned before I he bill went buck lo committee for a minor amendment. In the House. | further proceedings on the measure $1.00 Women's Skirls . . Skirls All Wool Head Squares TJoj's KNIT SHIRTS I, o n j* Sleeves, (Jay Stripes. Fast, Colors. Just tlie thing for active Kiddies. 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