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Saturday, February 15, 1941
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Page Six Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Saturday Morning, February 15, 1941 Close-Ups Of Defense Chiefs Washington Enjoys Watching Capital And Labor Leaders Pull Together On Great U. S. Arms Project •THIS I. (he last of .ix riow-up. or William s. 1 another defense commissioner. But certainly the Amalgamated v_inin- ling Workers' Hillman could not be wn and Sidney Huiman. co- dim-tore of the great national Arlcvte prodtirtion procram. * * * BY TOM WOLF 'said to see eye to eye, socially, with One of the unexpected things about William S. Knudsen, defense General Motors' Knudsen and director, is that since arriving in Washington he has conceived a warm u. S. Steel's Stettinius. liking and a gond deal of admiration for Franklin Roosevelt. He is as j And it's much too early to re- lation movement," and said that "of course the whole thing blew up, Still Opposes New Deal Hillman has been behind many other New Deal labor laws, including the Wagner act and the l Ul riUiiin dl IUH HJi j.i«iii\t«n J M'n^i. »*,!».• **»,»»»——! ....v* .-— - (-, —~ -. —,-,-._.. . ,-elt's political philosophv as ever, but he has be-,port that these purely personal wage-hour bill. His te r, nn-onnoii,. MCO ho'iii-oc <>io wBv Tfonsevelt '< relatlonships represent a greai ce-ifore a congressional "..^".l"^; A1S °' he h the ^*°!!!l!Limcntinc of relation, between cap-1 investigating wages far away from Roosevelt's come fond of the man operates—says that he is forthright and "doesn't put on. any dog." ehout the associate defense direr- tor, Sidney Hillman, is that since taking up his governmental duties 'steel-gray Edward R, Stettinius, jr, Son. buTS* wi?h handsome; the Whit,.House ando, _. , T-J.™..,} r> cfoMiniiic ir mzton Generally rens. His testimony be' ' committee , wages and hours lital and labor and that a new era!played a large role in the bill's final ' ' mutual understanding dawns. |passage and President Roosevelt bill was signed into law. Knudsen Hillman calls him Bill. tacle of harmony that seems to exist within the'defense commission. Traveled Different Roads Though their careers have presently led thrm to the same place, the roads Bill Knudsen and Sidney Hillman traveled in getting there have been as far apart as possible. William Knudsen once said: "Out of 100 men 27 are self- starters. 40 are men who can do what the 27 tell them to do. I don't know what the remaining 33 are doing, and my hope is that my portion of the 33 will be as small as possible." This illustrates the difference in philosophy between the director general of the office of production management and his associate director general, Sidney Hillman. For Hillman has spent a great part of his life as a champion of the 33. Knudsen is, in general philosophy, a laissez faire man. He believes centralization, through governmental regulation of business, hurts production. Hillman once remarked of laissez faire: "Laissez faire is the policy of every man for himself and V-he devil "take the hindmost. But I have noticed that the devil not only takes the hindmost, but everything else as well." Cursing the "plague of planless- ness," Hillman plugged hard in the early 1930s for a national economic council. It would have consisted of men from each major industry who would determine what, per cent of capital reserves should go into expansion and what per cent should go into increased buying power through higher wages. Although this plan was never adopted, parts of It greatly influenced the establishment of the NRA, of which Hillman was labor's administrator. What Knudsen thought of NRA is a matter of record. the He called it "a crazy voluntary legis- Both these acts are foreign to Knudsen's philosophy. He sees in both a decrease in production. "There are two schools of thought in dealing with the unemployment problem," he once said. "The first is advanced by our labor leaders, who advocate splitting the work up so that more men share the same job. This is not exactly making two blades of grass grow where one grew before because we end up with one blade of grass not any bigger or better but costing somewhat more." The whole philosophy which the New Deal stands for is dear to Sidney Hillman, who broke with John L. Lewis to re-endorse President Roosevelt for a third term. The New Deal philosophy is an anathema to Knudsen, who sees in it trends that will make everyone poor in the long run. 'This idea of having everybody get poor so nobody can get rich is not going to work," he once said. "Anjiivay it never has except in ancient Sparta, and Sparta isn't with us anv more." The Danish blood in his veins shapes much of Knudsen's philosophy. Five years ago, he proudly told a Norse civic association: "Scandinavia is the balance wheel of the world. You do not hear of these people suggesting remedies for settling the problems and curing the ills of the world. They are clean and wholesome and sane people, quite unaffected by the crazy ideas that seem to sweep the rest of the world." Both Want Production Surprisingly enough, the basic aim of both Hillman and Knudsen is much the same. Both want increased production, no matter how greatly they may differ on the way to attain and distribute it properly. Hillman would be the first to admit that only through increased production can labor have a decent standard of living. Good Civic B « s '" e « p £ ce . TexasConvict Rule Asked People can have honest, efficient government and the kinc they -want if they will put their shoulders to the wheel, because politicians cannot control when the citizens take things in hand Cecil H. Gamble, chairman of the Cincinnati, O., Civil Service Commission, declared yesterday in an address before the'phoenix Rotary Club in Hotel Westward Ho. Mr. Gamble, who is spending his second winter in the city, is president of the Cincinnati Young Men's Christian Association, a director of the Procter and Gamble Company, and a Rotarian. Tells Of Cincinnati The address of Mr. Gamble largely concerned the operation of the civil sen-ice system in Cincinnati, where he has been chairman for 15 years. He asserted that people needed to keep the light of good government burning In the communities of this nation. It has been stated, he said, that civil sen-ice will not function in an emergency. That excuse has been used many times to remove from the influence of civil sen-ice certain governmental departments. "I say to you that civil sen-- ice, when properly administered, not only can function in any emergency, but also Raves money for the taxpayers in those emergencies," he stated. Mr. Gamble declared the city government of Cincinnati in the early 20's was about as bad as could be found anywhere in the nation. The government was boss- ridden, he said, and graft was rampant in city contracts. The number of city employees increased immensely at election times, he explained, and things were about as bad as they could be. The people grew tired of it, he said, and a new charter was proposed, as well as the city manager form of government He explained somewhat fully the governmental setup that was adopted, end the manner of appointing the civil sen-ice board of the city. No Exceptions Asked In all the 15 years that he has wrved on the board, he said, no one has asked the board to make an exception for the appointment of some individual to a city job. The board, he said, acts as an ad- \-isory body, an efficiency board, and a judicial body in the matter of disputes. It also protects the city employers in their jobs. A civil service commission, he said, t« function properly must he composed of men who cannot be tied up. In Illustrating how the bnard functioned in promotional matters, he cited as an example the choice of a man to replace a chief of police who was retiring after 23 years of sen-ice. He declared that to be the first time a chief of •police had ever been chosen by civil sen-ice "in the United States. The competitive examinations conducted, he said, resulted in the as- Continues Fast Business continues at a fast pace in Phoenix, according to one of the best of available barometers, checking transactions. Checking transactions handled through the local hanks during the week ended last Wednesday aggregated $13,550,745, according to the weekly report of the Phoenix Clearing House Association. This was an increase of $5,690,612 over the figure for the corresponding week a year ago, when local bank debits totaled $7,660,132, the clearing house figures showed. Deans, College Women Meet Representatives from five Ari- :ona colleges and deans from different parts of the state will meet this morning in their annual conclaves at the Phoenix Junior College clubroom and Encanto Clubhouse. Associated Women delegates will convene at 9 o'clock in the junior college clubroom to discuss prob- ems .faced by the groups. Bertha Taylor, Phoenix Junior College, will direct the discussion. As the delegates arrive and register, each vill receive a small handmade cow- >oy dressed in leather chaps and lat. June Johnson and Miss Taylor are cochairmen of plans for the association meeting. Miss Exile Will Speak Iscaah Materr, dean of women at Globe High School, will be general chairman of the state deans meeting opening at 9 a. m. it Encanto Clubhoue. Dr. Martin lall, free-lance journalist exiled from Germany for his anti-Nazi policies, will address the morning meeting. At 12 o'clock, both deans and del- Agates from the colleges will at- end a joint luncheon at Encanto. Dr. Hall will be featured speaker at the luncheon, discussing "Youth Jnder Dictatorship". Arrangements for the luncheon have been made by Miss Marion Hadlock, lean of women at North Phoenix High School, and Miss Jewell ilitchelL Miss Ethel Rosenberry, I dean of women at Phoenix Union I iigh School, made arrangements! or the speaker. Will Attend Rodeo After the luncheon, Associated iVomen delegates will attend the Phoenix rodeo at the state fairgrounds, while the deans resume their sessions. Dr. Blanche Carrier, dean of women at the Arizona State Teachers College at Tempe, will address the afternoon meeting and lead round-table discussion. A small cowboy hat will be given to each dean upon registration to signify the rodeo spirit. Delegates from the Associated Flees Prison Albert Punchard, 30-year-old colored ex-convict, arrested here for theft of more than $1,000 worth of diamonds last November and returned to Texas, was sentenced to 99 years in prison and then escaped there, Phoenix police learned yesterday. Charles H. Wright, chief of detectives, said a bulletin Issued Thursday by Chris P. Fox, El Paso sheriff, shows Punchard escaped from the county jail in Cameron, Tex., while awaiting transfer to the Huntsville, Tex., prison. It also shows he was sentenced under the habitual criminal act to 39 years in prison after receiving a two-year term for robbery by assault followins return from Phoenix. He sen-cd two previous terms in the Texas prison for burglary. Punchard was arrested here by [ra O'Neal, city detective, while a fugitive from the Texas robbery charge. He admitted stealing a ±ay of diamond rings from a Phoenix jewelry store and assisted officers in recovering them. Shortly before he was arrested lere, he had escaped from the Caldwell, Tex., county jail. U. S. Revenue Drops In State WASHINGTON, Feb. 14—(AP) Arizona internal revenue collections for the calendar year 1940 totaled 54,683,967, compared with $4,699,730 in 1939, the treasury reported today. Internal revenue collections, i from all sources, in the nation to-i taled $5,862,434,465, a rise of $905,388,427 over 1939, the treasury said. I Jerome Frank Gets Federal Judgeship WASHINGTON, Feb. 14—(AP)— Jerome N. Frank, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission was nominated to a federal judgeship today, and reports circulated that a staff official would be elevated to the commission. President Roosevelt nominated Frank to fill the seat on the second federal circuit court bench made vacant when Robert P. Patterson became undersecretary of war. Ganson Purcell, 35-year-old Californian who has headed the trading and exchange division for more than three years, was mentioned most frequently as the probable choice for the SEC vacancy. [AmZOMSTARFLONII BAKING WAS A I* * Inglish, Mary Bell Woodall, Vir-j ginia Woodall, Mary McNeil, Barbara Quinn, Marjorie Dains, Mary Margaret Miller, Dorothy Sergeant, Barbara Summers, Patricia Howard, Betty Behoteguy, and Miss! Johnson, Phoenix Junior College. Women Students throughout the state will include u18 Lb 14 u eislant chief of police being elevated to the post of chief. !, Prior to the address, Lester De- - ' Mund presented valentines to four members of the club—Bill Allison George Todd, John D. Loper, and Dr. Victor Randolph, president. 67 Visitors Attend There wore 67 visiting Rotarians In attendance. The prize for having come from the farthest away ~>lace went to Burr Foster of Bur- 'gton, Vt. Mr. Gamble was introduced by Jack Stewart. Mr. Gamble at the outset of his talk asked the Rotarians if they realized the asset the valley had In the way of climate. .. Agnes Mae'_ Owens, Georgianna Burrell, and!! iMarjorie Kcmpton, Gila Junior Col- lpl?p - Thatcher^ Jennie Robinson, j pla lini Joan McNeil, Emma Adams, and! Charlotte Bauer, Arizona State! reachcrs College at Tempe; Jean Hamilton, Louise Willweber, Dorothy Moore, Sally Ross, Mary Margaret Waugh, Mabel Pracy, Lois ,arber Salome Ross, and Rosemary Galusha, Universitv of Arizona, Tucson; Cornelia Grout, Virginia Johnson, LaVerne Butler An- ?f,£ ainbee ' Mar y Eleanor king _Marthagrace Powell, Elvira Shaw 1 Stoneham, Billie Mary Helen '•Mpc We and I took some' moviiig'pi'c-1 tures here and on the strength of thno, p, ctures and wnRt w f ^ a ™ | " there are 10 peo-il the! NEW AND USED ROYALS . and Other Moln COURT HOUSE MARKET Phone 3-0164, 218 W. Wash. lx)ul« W. Glltnpr SAVE MONEY—SHOP WITH US STEAK ROAST COMP'D EGGS u " BEEF ste " u5 c BOLOGNA^' BACON Di *\ b 17 C PORK 5 " 1 ulO' PORK s """ u , 15 C LARD LJ' HAM—Picnics Lb. 17 1 PORK KIDNEYS ....Lb. 8e" PORK NECK*raBV..Lb. 8t BRAINS Lb. 12* PORK Loin Roast . .Lb. 17* PORK CHOPS ...Lb. 19J£e BUTTER Lb. 33$ Smoked Spare Ribs Lb. 15* WIENERS Lb. ISt BACON—Slab Lb. 20 C BACON—SS-lb. pkg. ....12C PIG FEET Lb. 3c HEARTS Lh. 12C A WOT with baking woniM and caret — H«r»'§ a Prli» Winning flour that "ihokti hands" with Art- lona'i eltaat* — a flour always uniform that girei &• same happy baking remits «Terr time! _Natlon- cHy famous home 90000. mists say this "ClimatleaHr Correct" all-purpos» flour performs almost like magic. Try Arizona STAB Floor IODAY1 ^ARIZONA* FLOUR MILLS Winter Sports Conditions Good Conditions will be good this week end for winter sports at five of Arizona's mountain recreation areas, according to the weekly winter sports bulletin issued yesterday by the Phoenix Weather Bureau in co-operation with the U. S. Forest Service. These are the Arizona Snow Bowl near Flagstaff; the Mingus mountain area, near Jerome; Upper Mingus mountain, 27 miles east ot You can have HOT WATER Anywhere with BU-GAS Service. BUGAS -flatuHalCjai-TOfi HOMES BEYOND THE CAS LINES FANNIN'5 FIVE POINTS Free Parking Telephone 3-llH ^_~_Prescott; Rustler Park, near Pot '- tal; and the Williams Bast near Williams. Depth of snow ranges from 49j inches at the Snow Bowl to frnrn"M inches at Mingus mountain Rrw are all open, but use of chains advisable at most areas. The weather forecast for t!i» winter sports areas in the state h't increasing cloudiness today with * probable snow over the higher els. vations tomorrow. Temperature will be mild and well above norrnil B&G Market Phone 42734 244 EL Washington Open Evenings ft Sunday FREE DELIVERY ON $2.00 ORDERS WE REDEEM SURPLUS FOOD STAJEPS Hillman Knudsen calls him Sidney. In their present, monumental task, there is little conflict in aim. Both want production. Hillman wants to make sure that this production is achieved with the minimum sacrifice of labor's gains. He is too realistic to think that it can be accomplished without any sacrifice. And so today two immigrants, now both naturalized citizens, with widely different backgrounds, lives, and philosophies are working together for the same goal. "Bill" and "Sidney"—they're that to each other—are pulling together to make America impregnable. Britain's Near Fall Is HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 14— (AP)—Gov. Robert A. Hurley said today It was his "unconfirmed belief" that Great Britain was about to capitulate to Germany two weeks ago, but that Harry Hopkins, acting as President Roosevelt's personal • envoy, had persuaded the English government to "hold out" pending receipt of increased American aid. "I am firmlv convinced." Gov- ernor Hurley told the state federation of women's clubs, "that England's situation was more critical than most people knew." Predicting the Invasion of Canada and Mexico "within one month" In the event England capitulated, the governor said the danger of invasion of the United States had been "understressed" rather than "overstressed." "It seems to me that now Is the time to confound the Germans and act.'" he said. Hurley is a Democrat. BEEF ROASTS Choice 4tm Chuck Lb. IOC CHEESE 2-Lb. Box American or Swiss Each SAUSAGE Mexican.... Lb. I0c PORK LIVER I2c HAMBURGER !2c BOLOGNA I5c CORNED BEEFS™ I8c STEAKS to 20c LARD Pure or Compound..........I.b. BACON lie SAUSAGE PO* u . I5e BACON I7e LAMB Shoulder I •. Roast* U. IOC CHEESE POTATOES Choice Russets APPLES Fancy Pippin. 8 ,,, 25c BEETS, Turnips, Mustard & Spinach Ic ONIONS sp.n,, h IQc TOMATOES L , 5c RHUBARB lOe LETTUCE H ^, CORN Quail No. 2 <tC M Cans Z§€ CRACKERS Excel 13c Toilet Tissut Aristocrat HE: "This coffee is so good I could go for a second cup." SHE: "That's because it's Hills Bros* Coffee. 1 ' LOOK! RIGHT THERE THE SIDE OF TH ARE COFFEE-MAKING- DIRECTIONS FOR. ANY METHOD The compliments you hear for Hills Bros.- Coffee are not only a tribute to its matchless, uniform quality, but to TTie CoVuet Gjund. For this grind- used "as is" according to the directions on the side of the Hills Bros. Coffee can—produces the utmost of flavor and aroma in any kind of coffee-maker. TTtC CttftCCt Grind is guaranteed to produce best results in DRIP 0 GLASS MAKER (g PERCOLATOR ft OR POT Q if directions on the side of the Hills Bros Coffee can are followed

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