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Ukiah, California
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Friday, January 30, 1948
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PAQB SIX -rStinson Meeting •plans Scenic Rou +e ; Iniprpvement One of the largest crowds in Its history attended the Shoreline Highway Association's first quarterly meeting for 1948 at Stlnson Bestch Friday and besides electing officers, made vigorous plans for mpdemlzation'of the spectacularly scenic coastal highway. •' Guidb Banassini, newly appointed Mendocino county supervisor, was elected president of the asso- cifitlon for the year,. succeeding Wajter Severance. A. S. Dingle ^sirill represent Marin county as flrsi vice president; Supervisor George Kennedy of Sonoma coun- • ty, second vice president; William Lawson Qf Mendocino county, tjftjrd vice president, and .Supervisor George Lindley of Humboldt doi^nty, fourth' vice president. • • The association went on,record %''Jfavor of including the sector .t6l\t'een Westport and Leggett valley In the state secondary highway system and urged continuation of federal aid for highways to.., California, maintenance of white linei on the entire highway .^yj'^he state, immediate attention to,-the highway between Jenner an4' the Gualala river and straightening a majority of the hundreds Pifj^curves between Dolan's Comer at^lj. S. 101 and Stinson Beach. Those attending from Mendocino county were Guido ' Banas- sjoi, supervisor; John Druecker, George Nichols, A. E. Johnston, James , Camptiell, Jack. Sterling, Vernon Johansen, Louis Wood, •councilman; Vernon Hanson, Alfred Bainbridg?, all of Fort Bragg; James SlcNames, Gualala; Ed Hiehl, chairman of suiiei^Visprs, ]^b6nvUle;. Walter Severance^ su- ijjervis'or, Point Arena. .-' The> next quarterly meeting of the Shoreline Highway Asaoci- Stiott will be held in April at ^ a jp}a'ce to 1^ designated later; • 'Sdn Francisco Car UFpuridNedrWillitsi . V Driver ihl^hway P4'tr61iTian Fred HSm- iltbn;'of ^inits Bpeni some time last' week hunting, for the <3river •who wrecked a car stolen fr^m B..' P'.- Laitliart - of Sah Francisco, Wh^n he went off. the higWay ah '4' down- the embahknlent about siximilM south. qtWillJts. i. The c^r, a convertible coiipe, was identified through the motor v^hi(ile department as belbngihg to Latham, the ownership being determined by the motor number after itappeared that the license plates had been stolen. Lattiam had reported the car stolen on January 14. Highway maintenance mfcn discovered the badly wrecked vehicle and reported it. Hamilton caused inquiry to be made among hospitals at 'Wlllits and Ukiah in his efforts to locate the driver, who he believed injured because of bloody rags found at the wreck, but at the end of' the week had not found his man. Signal Ridge Man Suicides Woodsman In III Health Takes His Sunday Morn Life Louigi Lardini, 64, of tne Signal Ridge vicinity committed suicide Sunday morning by shooting himself in the head with a 30-30 rifle. Deputy Coroner Reno Bartolo- mle .went to the coast to make the investigation and : learned that Pardinl had been 111 for several , months and recently had spent two weeks in a Fort Bragg hospital. . He lived alone in a cabin on the John Pronsolino property and had told Pi'onsolino he had been unable to sleep. He suffered from high ' blood pressure, diabetes and a [ heart ailmertt. Apparently he got up early Sunday morning and went to another ' cabin where he did his cooking : and lit a lamp before shooting hlm- , self. He had placed the gun butt : against the door with the muzzle j under his chin and in some man- I ner pulled the trigger. ! With the left" side of his face blown away, •Pardinlmust have DI3PATC !H DBMOCHAt. UKUH. CAMB^RNIA ' FaroAY, JANUARY 30, 1948^^ ORDER REVISED Logging, Lumber Rules Changes Are Extensive SAN FRANGISCO, ; Jan 21~i: Nearly nil occupations in the logging of pulpwood, chemical wood, cordwqod, fence posts and similar woods, and all occupations in sawmills, lath mills, shingle mills and cocperage-stock mills are Included in the revised Hazardous Occupations Order No. 4 of the P. S. Department of Labor, which becomes effective on Februaiv 2. This warning was sounded here today by _ John R. Dille, regional director of the Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions in the eight western states. The revised order, issued by secretary ,,of labor. L. B. Schwellenbach, after public hearings in Washmgton, D. C, prohibits the ernploylng of minors' under 18 years old in all occupations in the logging industries with the excep- tipn Of work :in offices, or in relived several minutes," as indicated • pair or maihtenahce shops; work by,:blood on the soles of his • feet, j in. the operation and maintenance New Shrine Pofeniat^ Anderson Valley ^News oh the stove and water bucket. Pardinl was a bachelor with one brother, Amidio Pardinl;, living at Navarro, wlio he had; told that he would, never get well. There'are of living quarters of logging camps; somfe work-in the repair or raain- teha'nocv of-roads and railroads; work in forest protection; peeling pulpwood under certain conditions; |no other relatives'here.. He had! straightening and tallying lumber I been working, getting out split \ on the dry chain;.clean-up in lum- Polio Drive Aided By Cub Pack Work Scout Commissioner John Viar- ango, who is in charge of the collection of bottles by Cub Packs 45 and 46, has arranged with four local stores to purchase the milk, pop and beer bottles gathered Saturday and issue receipts for them. The stores .with which oj- rangemants have been made are •S«ieway. BTovmie 's Market, -Hbme Market and State Market. Money realized from the drive •will go into the infantile paralysis fund as the Cubs' effort to aid that drive, and every household should make a serious effort to col. lect all such bottles and have them ready to pick up'next Saturday morning, January 35. Borrowed Plane Pilot Sentenced Tomorrow James Shaw will face Superior court Friday morning for judgment on his conviction of talcing an aircraft without pei-mission of the owner. The penalty could be a fine of $200 or three months in jail, or both. Shaw, a mechanic, originally from Los Angeles and later from Wlllits, it is said, visited the local airport on December 21 and took a ride in the plane o'wned by the local flying club. DEAD PILOT OF LAKE COUNTY Uoyd Fredericksen, who was killed January 18 when his plane ci-ashcd north of Napa, was a Lo\ver Lake man and the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Frederlckson of that pliico, stuff for himself. In the pocfcetS of his clothing, $1364 were found. . COV?LO, J^n. 24 Russell Sierck, who :Mr..and Mrs. have" been visiting Mrs. Sierck's mother, Mrs. May Perry, have returned to their labor provisions, home in Santa, RoSa.-They were j ' here with Mrs., Perry on her birth- 1 day, January. 19, and "made that day- a happy .one for our friend. Mrs. : Harold Tuttler and • Mrs. Glenn Barrass drove to' UV:alh last Tuesday," Mrs. Tuttle for deiital Work and shoppiiig Bnd Mrs. Barrass to, visit her daugliter 'Glienna, Who. IS: staying',n .'tjkiaii. Tlie ladies stayed overnigh^: retuimihg Wednesday.'Whltt in;xntiah, Mrs. Tuttleniiet' Grandpa': Z^k,'' wfio llves>with. his So^ri 'Ftanlc and fajfn- ily fetid who. uisied ''to .dptira'te a sdwmill in Hull .Valley. He will .be 8'8 'years bid in'June; ,l^e is enjoying, very,, good ;health. • Sirs.' Syetta Colemah 'and-hus- bdnd 6t rSaKti :Roi5"a••.^*'eri9"visltots iii;CbVelo:ISst;-«v^.''. •<•[:': -•OovelP' friends of Ciyde'ftiffe will regret to l^m that .lie i8 >in gt., Luke's IJpspital, Sari Frahclscd, liie.'virtim of a tevere.h'esrt attai^; "There mA : J>e.,a •;mfeetjrii Of Vthd Covfeio lildtual, Aid Society jij: th6 churbh i siielal hMll hnyX Ttiisstiiiy. All iiiernbers., old' and hew,,jileaSe bfe there to start, the lie^i^.year off aright, says Ihe'presid^iiti Mirs. Audrey,'Tuttle! . Mrs. Venus Power, daughter' of ilr. and jWrs. Cliarles Hemeriway, has purchased a home' in Sahta Rosa and .plans to Uve'there . Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Breese were in Ukiah last Wednesday. The Covelo Women's Improvement Club will give a March of Dimes dance Saturday night, January 31, with local music. Come and dance for a good cause. January 16, Mrs. Frank Allen entertained several ladles from her immediate neighborhood m Covelo. The afternoon was spent in visiting and getting acquainted. Refreshments Were served and all went away happy with this pleasant gesture from Mrs. Allen. Those who enjoyed the afternoon were Mesdames May Perry, Minta Martindale, Beatrice Lovell, May Conner, Jennie Monahan, Henrietta Fitzhugh and Vina Brown. The Assembly of God church lias held its first Women's Missionary Counci^for the year. Meetings will be hold on Thursday of each week. V'T. and Mrs. Bruce Codding passed through Covelo Friday on their way to San Francisco. Mrs. Laura Begley and Mrs. Alice Rehner were Covelo visitors in Ukah last Wednesday. The sun shines beautifully every afternoon, the larks and blackbirds sing, and still no rain and no snow on the mountains. Mr. arid . Mrs. .Floyd McEweri and little! daughter.of Lake mountain were transacting business, iii Covelo last week. Two large truckloads of sawmill equipment passed througli Covelo Friday c.-> the way to Red Knoll, the site of the new mill. beryard,' and clerical work in yards or shipping sheds. Employment of 16- and 17-year- old minors for the excepted occupations is permitted, the division officials; pointed,out, but for other occupations the employers are urged to obtain age certificates for all minors as proof of age and protection against violation of the federal wage and hour law's child on MoveStarted Pacific Fruit Loses Finley Packing Shed The Pacific Fruit Exchange packing shed and a storehouse belonging to Dan Syler burned Wednesday morning of last week at Finley from a fire believed to have originated among the electric switches. Pacific Fruit Exchange estimates their loss at $50,000, which is covered by insurance, it is said. Syler's loss is about $2500 with no insurance. Nearby buildings were saved by the work of the KelseyviUe ftre- men. .' At.' the -.recierit' .'meeting of: • the Ukiah JWJhisterial Association, it •was; agreed, that th? ..pepple -of Ukiah sihould' be given the right to express ' themselves on the liquor; question.' - , ;• Petiiicrtis;; will 'be circulated 'in Ukiah by members'of .the yiarious •chuic.hw.onLTuesday, januap;.2-7, for '|hfe pu^ose of '.getting a local .option measure on ,the .fall ballbt. : "As''now.Stinds,'' spon- •»rs'Of, the 'movement say, "onljr •the ita,te' Board of' B<iualization •has ;atiy-. voice' invthe issuing of ficiens^es. Ukiihi 'or any .other city in C^ifortiia;: at; the. pi«sent tim^ ri^' no say in: liqiioir wJU ^ sold herd—^ipW m?ny, 'package' stores; there will ,bfr—or where 'kuch Sabres riiriy o^r^te. ;*rHii jtheasKiri^ 'is xuiA proUbi- tion; but a riiearis of community regulation. It • is approved by "the Fedeirated Women's Clubs and the Grange, as .well as the churches and temperance brganizatltfns throughout California. Gleason to Answer For Drunk Driving Jack Gleason of Vallejo, whose Hudson car crashed into the side of Kay HiatVs truck on the night of January 18, was held to answer to Superior court after his preliminary hearing before Justice W. S. Van Dyke this week. His bail was set at $1000. The crash resulted in destruction, of both car,and truck by the .fire which followed, and William Maddox, one of two guest riders with Gleason, was severely injured and hospitalized at Healdsburg. Gleason is charged with drunk driving with injury. Mr. Hiatt was bacldng his truck out of the driveway while Dick Maillard was flagging traffic. According to reports made to Patrolman Arif Stultz, Gleason's car was traveling at 60 to 70 miles an hour when it hit. Hiatt escaped without injury. Tvvo Alarms On Friday With Minimum Damage Friday afternooii the fire department was called to 205 South Spring street, where a garage back of the home of Mrs. -Nels McClUre was, afire. The property belongs to Mrs, Emily Brown and suffered small: damage. Probable cause, a short circuit between a small boy and a match. In the evening an oil stove at the home of A.mold Erickson on the north highway sent the light truck outside the city limits. The danger was past when the boys arrived. GRAMMAR SCHOOL ATTACK Over the wfciikend the grammar school buildings were under attack from parties .unknown and eight windows in the fifth grade room were broken by rocks. The matter was reported to the police department Monday morning. A child playing Ijall on the grounds at 5:30 Sunday afternoon was found who said she saw one window broken nt lliat .tjrtjc, Robert F. 'McDonald, Oakland business man, will head Ahriies Temple of the Shrine for 1943, following his election, with other.Vf- ficcrs of the Temple on Januai:y 21. He succeeds Robert H. Fouke,-| Potentate for 1947. Elected to ;serve with McDonald are Lester A. High; chief Rabban; Franklin L. VanFleet, assistant Rabhah; Howard K. Cross, Oriental .Giiide; Fred,,C.' •^Vells, treasurer, and Bob Abir- •nathy,-recorder,. ,• . • . . ; • February Fourth License Deadlirte 'PHHX>,'4an. 27-^Odd Fellow and Rebckah lodges'from •all over ;tlie county were preeant Saturday nfght,'at the joint installation of th«t Anderson Valley Odd Fellows and Rebekahs,- in Grange, hall, where there la.; ample room for the Ceremony. The following Odd Fellows were InstfUed bythe dis- i tdct deputies^ and, the installing 'team 'from .'Willils: Noble grand, George • Gowaft; vice-grand, Don Strlcklarid; past, grand, Archie Schoen'ahl; secretary, James Wilson; • treasuifer, Bert Adams; right support noble gwind, Cecil Gowan; left supj ^prt, Phltciarlc; right sup', t^t Vice grand, Carl Carlson;, left Vsupport, • Veryl Baxter; warden, Horace Mathisoh;; conductor, Rea Ingram; chaplain, Bill Gatlln; outside guardian. Warren Ingram; inside guardian, Rankin Rlccard. Officers .installed in the Redwood' Rebekah Lodge were rioble^ grand,. Ann-Marie: Gowan; vice- grand, Arlift'e McAbee; past grand, Lucille . Hotell; secretary, Arlie Clark; treasurer, Hazer Smith; right support noble grand, Alice Gowan; left support, Alta Van- Zaridt; right support vice" grand. Flora Albei'ts; left support, Augusta Ruddock; warden,'Thelma Collins; conductor, Lillian McKinney; chaplain, Charriilan Ward; outside guardian. ;EmiIy. PTesley; inside guardian;''Delitha Clark; musician, Elaihe. • Baxter;.: ,altar« Supoprters, Yvoheri Hess' and Kathryn Strick-. land, ^ ../::;:' )::: A .large delegation from Fort Br^gg. attended:With, their district depvity, Mrs. Nancy Todd, Members ,^lso attended front the'Ukiah, Laytonvilie arid; Humboldt county lodges. • ,•.'•, Following. the jneeting,' refresh- Less than two weeks .remamfpr local residents to obtain their 1'9,48 silver and red license, tabs without penalty. : >". " .. Edgar, E : Lampton,'^dirpptor;of • ^^"of'^andvvih^s^' eakT ^d moor vehwlM, remiqde4 ..Cali^or-. ^ servd. in. the dining, nlas motorists tliat:.the close, of ro^riiV business February 4 is the dead- " ' , : line for: over-the-counter .?eiiew- Members: of ' the Valley P>T.A. als and midnight the same dateus v,hb attended the Potter Valley the deadlme. for .mail renewrals. ., p..T^.' Thiirsday, .were J president, Double the. $8 registration fee Harold' Hess; Mrs. George and 50 per pent more on .vehiile.QQ^an^j;^^^;'^^^^^^^^^^^^^ license fees^are assessedafter iiia j^^^ Smart.,Luncheon Was date..^-Weight fees^.on comm^i;cial served at iSo'clocfe and the.mteet, vehicles carry a 100 per,cent pen- was enjoyed.. by.:all ,who :at- 81'/; :• , ... -....,',., .- ' • tended'..'The Parerit-TeachersAs- License tabs ; are available ma-. sociatlon-ihas.b^ep.riewly organized mediately upon V«r^<^m\\n\^ " ' iritrest^Vtesid— .-^ attend the'^riis ... ^'wt'^tSfo". beneflil^l to.'' apply by mail to the .department^fggpj^gj;^ • in .:Sacrameiito, dpn't ^ml ;tiD :sgnd. , ,jtii .;:at (a' ^rs;: George feow^nW^ order,. cgrtified or .cafeh-l - ,•-' '•-:''-• ° • • ^" -•••• iei -'s check for,, the correct' ampu 'ht of fees. . . :> .'• -. \ ' . To deteririine': what jfbu' :'b !ive, 166k in the Ipwer left-fhajid obJri .er of your' 1947. .white registratfori Card,, the only document reqiiired for; renewal, and add: $3. to' :,tlie figure there. Round off the suni'tS the nearest dollar and the result wm :beyour 1948 fee. . ; .'^ '': .•.I)Q not send .your :fpe, Irt 'ciir- renoy or .by personal check. ."L'ahiptpn iir 'ged mptprists .tb'.^e- ne w. their; registration immediately and avoid,;the Uast minute .ru .Bh 'which occurs,^each year: : '' 'Golgotha' Sunday Eve At First Baptist Church :The. religious and educational film, Golgotha, telling the writers' version of the life of Christ, w 'U be shown at the First Baptist church, Sunday evening, February 1,. at 7 :30 o'clock. This is a picture of the world- famous Passion Play, based on the Freiburg and Oberammergau productions, produced in Europe with English dialogue and music. The admission is free; a freewill offering will be taken to defray expense of bringing the production to Ukiah. Eighteen Hunters Die Accidentally In 1947 California led the nation in the number, of hunting accidents in 1947 and a l2-morvth high for the state was also established when 18 perscos met death and 32 hunters were injured in shooting accidents. Two fatalities and two in injuries were recorded when unlucky hunters were shot by others who took them for deer, a turkey, and in one mstance, a rabbit. One hunter told of being slugged from behind while cleaning a deer. When he came to, two days later, both deer and assailant were gone. THE BROWNS HAVE A SQN Mr. and Mrs. Wilbum Brown have announced the arrival • of. a son at the Ukiah,General Hospital Sunday morning at 3 o'clock, The Browns are residents of Redwood Valley. They ha've tliree daughters. Mrs. Brown is the daughter of Mrs. Grace Adams of Ukiah, and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Brown are the other grandparents. son :Geor^*j<oiored to Fort Bragg Tuesday 'dWd'Whlle'Hhere' visited relatives. Mrs. Gowan also made a trip to Point Arena last week to visit her sister and family, Mr, and Mrs. Walter Tock. Many Farm Bureau members and' ranchers attended the demonstration of an electric ;pruner, hel<*; Thursday morning at the Cecil Gowan ranch. This is a tiine saving device and although still expensive for small orchards' will un-: doubtedly be perfected for a wider xise» The demonstration was put on ,by t. 3 farm advisors and spcri- .sored by the local Farm Bureau. Miss Ruth Geitner was a guest last weekend of her aunt and family, Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Ruddock of Philo. Miss Geitner is employed,in Ukiah and motored over to altend the installation Saturday night. Mrs. Frank Ward and Charmian; were overnight guests at the home- of Mr. and Mrs..' Perry Austin of Fort Bragg. " Mrs. W, McPhail of Philo has Dean quite ill the paSitfew days, but, is reported improving. She was atteridedby Dr; Powell of Boon- viUe. .: \ , Mrs. Cecil Gowan and Mrs. Phil Clark Were Ukiah visitors Friday. ; Everyone is urged to attend the Alarch of Dimes dance Saturday night; January 31, at the Boonvill'e hail .Music is by Brbe Knight's band. Chicken fricassee and hot bispUits will be served at rijidnlght and proceeds of the dance will go toward ,the infantile paralysis fund. Donations, of dressed chickens, inay' be left at Tindall's Meat Market in Booriville. Mrs. Arnold Brpwn left this week for San Francisco where she is hstying heTearStreated. She expects to,return some time next .weekv! .• ..' George' Gowan was a Monday biislness: visitor in Sarf Francisco. Tha Style Shojp at' Philo is hpld- Ing;.a,mi {l from January! 26 to. February 1, Reductions in (Skirts arid: sweaters, rayon and crepe dresses and winter silks are being.offered.' : Bill. now home from the hospital and improving. Ho ;sris|ained ..sever^ head injuries last week in an^ 'automofeilie"accident. ', Betty Hutch, •whpjfe attending. Santa. Rosa Junior College, was a:jfalley!; visitor this iv/eefcerid. '' '^••''' • • ••' '' ' •" :. / IT .PAVS TO TRADE JN UKIAH FREEMAN'S TRUCK Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Freeman ol the Ukiah Auction Yards escaped in a headon collision in Sonoma county late Thursday night of last -week, with no one hurt seriously, but with their huge semi-trailer so badly damaged it is still In the repair Shop at Santa Rosa. . "The accident took place at about IV o'cloik. six miles east of Santa Rosa on the road to Sonoma. Mr. Freeman Was coming from the, C. E. Gunn ranch near Rincon with 44 head of calves in the truck when he met a sedan driven by Johnny Christensen of Santa Rosa, state income tax collector of that area, who was accompanied by "Blondie" Butler, widely known Santa Rosa businessman. Christ., erisen was driving at Jiigh speed, according to the report, and the. vehicles met on a curve. The Freeman truck jack-knifed, crossed the highway and lore into a prune orchard before it could be brought to a stop. In the truck., with Mr. Freeman were Mrs. Freeman and their two daughters, Mardis, 13, and Dorothy, 8. The older child had a slight bruise on her hip as the orily injury either of the family suffered.,' I" Christensen, was reported by Highway Patrolman Mel Scott as seriously injured. He was taken by ambulance to' the Sonoma County Hospital, where examinar tion disclosed a fractured leg, concussion and possible internal injuries. Saturday, when Mr. Freeman called at the hospital, he was told that -no one except Mrs. Christensen was allowed to see him, Butler was only slightly injured. • -^'; Late Saturday afternoon Christensen was removed to Oakland, where he will be under the care of a specialist with the prospects that he will have to undergo surgery. , According to a report given alter the collision, both men in the sedan were under the influence of liquor. • Mr. and Mrs. Jack Philip and son Jackie will fly .to 1 K)S Angeles Friday to visit relatives there and at Beverly Hills. They will be gone until Sunday.'. Mustard Sells To X Frank Carpenteif/ The Mustard Garage and Machine Shop business and equipment, located on East Church street for many years, has been purchased by Frank ; Carpenter and the equipment is being moved to Rlva's motor sales building at 214 East Clay street and Will bo merged into a partnership between Riva and Carpenter. •.;; This setup will be. about as com. plete an automotive siiop as any in the city, with ' abundance of space to accommodate liie equipment, and adds another experienced mechanic to the personnel. Volmer Petersen Farm In Potter Valley Sold The Strout Realty Company of Ukiah announces the sale of the Volmer Petersen' rarich in Potter valley to Del SommeiTille of Beaumont. This ranch has 28 acres of Irrigated bottom land which, borders the Russian 'river and the im--^j'^| provements consist at A: modern < \ 6-ropm stucco home and a dah-y equipment store. The new owners v/ill occupy the home as soon as , they dispose of their: southern California property. :• / The Petersens are, building themselves a new home in the north end of Potter valley, wheie they own 26 acres of land. Oliver and Carnii Conrey represented the Strout company In the sale. ' ' : LOCAL LIQUOR MEN BANQUET Floyd Trombetta, . wellknown liquor distributor of Santa Rosa, was host Monday evening to a nuiriber of his friends, at Skippy's Tavern near. Guerneyille, It is the custom of Trombetta'; every year to entertain his customers and this year there will be a: series of five parties to Include aU of them. From Ukiah pttending the Monday evening party were George O'- Quest, Paul McCarty,. Johnny Venturi, Hug. Barringer and Al Waterbury/ , Fourth Street Clinic B. D. Braiosrd, D.O. Telephone 379 RECTAL DISORDERS RUPTURE EXTERNAl CANCER 864 Fourih Street, Santa .Rota /A 2 Unions Block Labor Peace— Refuse Wage Boost Already Accepted by IB Other Railroad Unions! QUICK RELIEF FROM Symptoms of Distress Arising from STOMACH ULCERS DUETo EXCESS ACID FreeBookTeilsofHomeTreatmentUiat IHuat Help or It Will Cost You Nothing Over throo ratlUon bottles of the WILLAKD TnKATMEKT havB becD sold for rolief of aymptonuofdistn^ arising from St «nuKh and OuodiHal Ulcei -f duo to Elms Add — Poor Dlftttlon, SoHr or UpMt Stomwh, Qftttinttt, Hoattfcurn, ft!copl ««snMs, due to Eiutt Acid. Sold on 16 days' Iriall A.ik for "Wi:i«rd's MnuEO" wblcli fully explains this trt-atment— *rto— at MEDICO DHUG COMPANY MORRIS DRUG CO, • The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and the Switchmen's Union of North America, representing 126,000 railroad employes, have refused to accept the offer of the Railroads of a wage increase of 15K cents an hour. Tliis is the same increase awarded 1,00.0,000 non-operating employes by an arbitration Jboard in September, 1947. This is the same increase accepted by 175,000 conductors, trainmen and switchmen by agreement on November 14,1947. Agreements have been made with ,1,176,000 employes, represented by nineteen unions. But tliese three unions, representing only 125,000 men, are trying to getmore. They are demanding also many now wbrldng rules not embra(^ in the , settlement, with the conductors and trainmen. '. Incidentally, the Switchmen's Union of North America represents only about 7% ot all railroad switchmen, the other 93% • being represented by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and covered by the settlement with that union. Strike Threat The leaders of these three unions spread a strike ballot while negotiations were still in progress. This is not a secret vote but is tfdcen by union leaders and votes are signed by the empIo .ye8 in the presence of union representatives. When direct negotiations failed, the ]<3adera of these three unions refused to join the railroads in asking the National Mediation Board to attempt to settle the dispute, but the Board itook jurisdiction at the request of the carriers and has been earnestly attwnpting since November 24, 1947, to. bring about a settlement. The Board on January 15, 1948, announced its inability to reach a mediation settlement. The leaders of the unions rejected the request of the Mediation Board to arbitrate. The railroads accepted. What Now? The Unions having refused to arbitrate, the Railway Labor Act provides for the appointment of a fact-finding board by tne President. TJie railroads feel it is due shippers, passengers, employes, stoclcholders, and the general public to know that tluough- out these negotiations and in mediation, they have not only exerted every effort to reach a fair and reasonable settlement, but they have also met every requirement of the Railway Labor Act respecting the negotiation, mediation, and arbitration of labor disputes. It seems pnthinkable (hat these three unions, representing less than 10 per cent of railroad employes, and those among tlie Iiighest paid, can succpssfnlly maintain the tlireal of a paralyzing strike against the Interest of the entire country—and against 90 per cent of their fellow employes. The threat of a strike cannot justify granting more favorable conditions to 125,000 em­ ployes than have already been put in effect for 1,175,000, nor will it alter the opposlt!i)n of .the railroads to unwarranted wage increases or to changes in worldng rules which are not jusllfled. A glance at (he box shows what employes represented by (he Engineers and Firemen make. Thoy are among the highest paid in the ranks of labor in the United States, if not the highest. > Compare these wages with what you make! Tnititaplira ENGINEERS Road Freight (Local and Way) FIREMEN Road Freight (iKJcal and Way) li» Untin Hull bnl>i> m liinn IHTtnnciAHnl Einiui wi'Ji KV, CistsiurBnrMM Here is a comparison of average annual earnings of engineefs and firefnan for 1939 (pre- ww) and 1947. ALM> shown is what 1947 earnings would have lieen if the 16H cents per hour increase, offered by the raihreada and rejected by the union leaders, had l>een in effect throughout tho entire year 1947. Railroad wages compu ted from lotf.rstate Commerce Commission Statement M-300 Full year 1947 estimated on basis of actual figures for first eight months. .$3,9GG $6,126 $6,757 . 3,632 . 3,147 . 2.749 6,399 4,684 4,031 6,025 5,169 4.539 . 2,738 4,683 5,268 . 2,732 . 2,069 . 1,9S2 4,644 3,460 3,136 5,165 3,891 3,65."? lOS WEST AOAMS STREET » CHICAGO 3, ILLINOIS We are publishing this and other advertisements to talk with you at iirst hand aliout mnUei-s whi<:h are important to eve^ybody^

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