Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 24, 1963 · Page 11
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July 24, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

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Reports Kennedy Plan Should Pry His Fish for Him MAttLOW PNJSS New* Affnlyftf WASffifoCITON Kennedy's plan lot sottfftg the railroad dispute— of at least a showdown until altdr" election-should fry kinds v of fish, none of iheffr to hfg disadvantage. 1. It should eliminate (he dfg- Issue In' Uie election Ttily migtrt frjvlnit Wt doufifc jut tffgy wofifa. TfMlf cntt& would have 5 lost fttticH of its ffelrn fioi only IH (Jig fniblltf fnlnd fcttl jtfofe- babiy 1 fa the vleW ot fhe dfhet UntoWSfs whfl sllfj had JODS. t>ie for fl strife WoflJd' be dl- pule as an cattipaigtti 2. It should avoid getting labo* in- 3. It sliduld take the railroad union leaders pft./lhe hook. 4. It should' tfe'jp the rafffBadd begin saving. All this IS conditioned on one thing: that thd.ll-inan Interstate Commerce CoiinnlssldW let stead of stall. Kennedy, lias asked Gbngress to cmpoweV the ICC, for'A JM-year period, to liflnd do\vn decisions tfi tliis railroad ? union argument which already Iws dragged on fV four years He also Wants the ICC Id Have nilthorily to gel a federal court injunction to stop a railroad Strike if the unions don't like its decisions. TliiS should save the country from a .withering shutdown until at'least'3965. Thus the railroad case wouldn't be an issUe'jn the 1964 election; After that/ n re-elected Kennedy or his successor would have until .1965 to''face'..the problem aguin, it there is still one by then. The plan''as Kennedy devised It may cost' him the votes of some railroad/ workers next, year, if they lose then- jobs' through ICC decisions, but organized labor as a whole wouldn't have much reason to be sore at .him. It might have been very sore if, instead of this plan, he had asked Congress to force a settlement by compelling railroads and unions to submit to compulsory arbitration, a, device unions and management i both detest. That would be naked use ol government power. Kennedy in his message to Congress Monday also expressed distaste for settling disputes through cbmpulsory arbitration. But the 'very plan 1 he worked out, and the way he worked if out, is in effect compulsory arbitration although he didn't dress 1 it with that name. He made it sound much milder. Tliis is why: Since the ICC can hand down decisions, and can get a court injunction ;to prevent a strike if the unions resent the decisions, the result is that the' unions will have to accept the ICG's findings. tip fff hfiW union feWtfefs-in the face of approval of job elimination by # presidential cotnffiisslon tlie Supreme 66urt—h'ave r6- fttted $ yfcld. ttl.S Is un&rstand"- able.' file leaders,.elected by their union members,-are paid to fight fdsMiteffl and ifielr own j6bs de- pSnd 6fi {heir member's' supl^rt. They can say they did all they could if now* under congressional " tlifi ICG' storfe wiping That's compulsory abritrati6n'. .sup- True, the decisions a^r'S posed to last only fdf the year life of the ICC'I authority. After that, j supposedl|; th'S ( decisions will nave no efffct and railroads and unions will be free to settle their differences ftiem- selves. ' ,' But if then a strike fHreafenefl again, the President would again step in" by asking that the ICG's authority be renewed fbr another two years or he'd try some oilier method. But, he .wouldnjt t let A strike happen. ', The ICC's . almost total problem will 'j>e "the. m£mpOM:e'r : 0ne, Tlie railvqads want to cut expenses— and; presiden'tifil coYrinils- sions and, the Supreme Court have said they,have a right to' — wiping out jobs which, they argue, have, been rendered unnec- cessary by modernization. The'.railroads waJit, : tc eliminate thousand^ of, jobs, mostly those of firemen, who used to be needed to shovep.coal .in/steam locomotives ,but-now ride in diesel engine^; "" -; ",'' Under'Kennedy's proposal whose jobs are ordered eliminat- ed'by'the ICC are to be..trans-, ferred, to other ones or, if they are laid off, are to get severance pay, like 60 per cent: of their regular salary ,for three years; or other .benefits. ,/j Suppose thati fof we two jtears before -the ;lCQ r $ aiiih'Sfity' ends', Uiey'vc bieri }aid pfi 6r remove|3 to other jobs,' When the ICC the!) no longer cjan.glvp cyders will the union leaders start; another national crisis to get their jobs otit j6bS. Th'6V cftn (rufhfully Say there's an fififl (6 1 ho\<r' mi/fch fightifi'g th'ey do 'against tlie go'vernm'e'nt. Thus the Kennedy 'plan Is in a sense pr6{ecf.foii i6'r ,(he unI6n leader fevfifi (hough Us iplirpose Is t6 elim- lrif((e J6bs. From several standpoints, particularly a political dhe, the plan Is shrewd although Kennedy has already been condemned for not taking a more direct, forceful stand to end the whole dispute fiist instead of letting' if stretch out. • Woman MiMer Charge In Indiana, BEDFMb, Ihd. (AP)-Aii un- rerhorsefui; Viric^rines woman faced a preliminary charge of niurder foday in the shooting of her husband; \vti6se body was rid- died by a doieri shots at a roadside picnic table. The w o m a n, Mrs. Geneva Brewer, 42, was arrested Tuesday beside U.S. 50 west of. Bedford, where her husband, Elwood E. Brewer, 42, had been killed. Sheriff Claude A. Elkins said he asked her later Wliere Her Bus- band's body should be sent and she told him, "Throw it ifi the fiver." Mrs. Brewer said the family fed left a dirt floor sliack near Vincenfie's to iook for a new Home. Ask'ed where they had planned to go, sh'e said, "I don't know; we were just on the road." She said she begged her husband to stop their station wagon so that she and their son, Phillip, 13, could eat, but he refused. She said he 1 finally slopped dt the roadside table and told th'em.,He was going on without them, The shooting followed. •',. ' A Columbus' man, David Kifisel,- wfio* was feliirning with his bride frSfii a honeymoon, said he''saw tiie body lying by the station w'a- ji arid shopped because he 8MBVWT , Kelly to Tell Afjotil World Tottr W00t> ftfVM « Dr. Thomas will enfettaiil fit the Mofiday Social mectlrig of the Veterans of Foreigfi Wars and Auxiliary, With the first of a series of talks illustrated with colored slides of his feeefif tour, aroUhd the wol-ld. MIS tbjplc wiil be "Ifidia." The public Is iHvited to be guests of the two organisations foi the event which will be held a 1 ?;30 p.m. Monday in Memoria tall. Plans for' the social houf and the seeing erf rrfrgshrflents *«•$ riadc at a Monday meeting of the Auxiliary in the hall. Delegates to the national convention in Seattle Aug. 29-31 were elected as follows: Mrs. E!dill ; jyoris, president; Mrs. Villa Frfii- ey. Mrs. Thomas Kelly and Mrs. Jack Creekhiore. Named as alternates ai-e: Mrs. Floyd fount, Mrs. John Sa'ylot, Mrs. John FUdUricl and Mrs. C. Mcftcynolcls. KHARTOUM-Cotton exports, from the Sudan are climbing far greater than was expected. Pile tip At Police Station Unclaimed bicycles ate crowding police out of their first float at city Han. * ' Bolide fitt\v fiaVo fl tola! of eight Unclaimed bicycles, two of them girls' models, strung along a bar ti the cell corridor. The bicycles cli ho( match the descriptions ttf ah'y repbrted stolen in recent months police sftid. Police said those ivilh missing bicycles are welcome to cxamifie fdhffog and tftferrt. PARIS Cltflc acid W«r§flllflg. ANOTHER FIRST FROM ALADDIN CARPET! Finest Quality Custom Made DRAPERIES ALL SET FOR COOL WATER HAYSy Kan. — With temperatures ground wading pool in Hays, Kan. hovefuig aroun'tl the 100 degree liiarlt,. When tlie poll was filled Scott no long- yfturig ScdttrBreeden,- about 2 years old* er worried about the heat. (AP Wire- sits patiently abbard his inflated rub- photo) bei- ring as wate'f starts to till a play- Today in Washington i/ C7 Committee Would Restore i. . Authority on Foreign Trade j (~j By THE ASSOCIATED TKESS WASHINGTON (AP) — In the news frbYri Washington: FOREIGN AID': The Seriate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to restore President Kennedy's authority to give Communist Poland a'fid•Yugoslavia the kind of trade privileges it extends to its closest friends. The action by a 9-5 vote Tuesday was a major victory for the administration. It is expected to generate a fight when the foreign aid.b'iil reaches the Senate. In ariofheij action, the committee added $105 million to' tlie $272 million it has recommended be cut from Kennedy's $4.5 billion foreign did p'rograhi. the man needed help; He" Brewer waved a guii at iim. He drov'e to a farmhouse arid dissent, would authorize $5 mil- ion for the National Service Corps for its first'year. The pro;ram would start with no more (hah 300 men and Women volunteers and build up to a maximum of 5,000 in three years. The members would receive $75 a month for working on such projects as improving conditions in slums, Indian reservations and among migratory farm workers, arid assisting the elderly,- the disabled, the mentally ill and the mentally; retarded. The measure now goes to the full Senate for debate. police. Mrs'; Bretyer said she had had very little to ea( in the last, two wfi'eks and 'fier son had had only two bologna sandwiches since Sunday. The youth declined to eat at the Lawrence County jail and said he did hot feel well. Tlie rilothei 1 made arrangements with" a daughter in Connersville (6 .pick {ip.the boy. She said she has another son and daughter. Mrs. Brewer said her husband hud spent most of the last few years in jails and .roariilh'g about the country. 'She said he' recently had served a four-month jail sentence at Madison for forgery and she had lived at CentdrviHe during that time. ANOTHER CORPS: The Senate Labor 'Conimittee has apprdvec President Kennedy's request to establish a 5,000-member domes' tic peace corps. the riieasur'e, which the com mittee cleared Tuesday withoii them "biological dynamite." BIOLOGICAL DYNAMITE: A government .research speciaiisi has told a Seriate subcbrrirriittee that some pesticides sold on the open market can and do cause cancer arid death. E>r'; W. C. Hueper, chief of the environmental section of the Na tiorial Cancer Institute; called MORE CADETS: The House las passed a bill that would raise me authorized enrollment of Military and Air Force Academies to that of the Navy Academy —from 2,529 cadets to 4,417. Before passing the measure Tuesday on a voice vote, the House attached that graduates schools stay in five year's. The requirement now is four years. With The Purchase Of 32 Sq. Yards or More Of Our Fine CARPETING! Free full length draperies measured, custom made ind hung for 1 picture window or 2 regular windows! Up to 6 panels or 15 yards of our fine $2.00 per yard unlined material! Take advantage of our low carpeting prices PLUS free draperies now! FREE DRAPERIES WITH YOUR CHOICE OF ANY OF OUR 3,000 SAMPLES OR 200 ROLLS IN STOCK AT OUR CENTRAL WAREHOUSE Your "One Stop" Decorating Headquarters! ii> a requirement of the three uniform at least BONN—American store equipment sellers are fast moving into the West German market. 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