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Harrisburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, February 11, 1948
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XJALLf REGISTER, HARR1SBURG. ILL. WKDNKSPAY. FKBRUARY 11, 1948 Stricklin Point and Wallpaper Store Entertains with Smoker Approximately 40 painters, paper hangers, and contractors were guests of the Clifford Stricklin Paint St Wallpaper store Tuesday evening at a smoker at Wesley Center. /The meeting was addressed by Dean McAninch of the Smitn-Al- sop Paint Varnish Company* of Terre Haute, Jnd., who showed a sound motion picture, entitled, "The Paint Film," produced by the New Jersey Zinc Company. This picture showed and explained (he uses of various ingredients in ready mixed paint It showed laboratory controls end illustratea production methods. Popular Draft Hones U. S. government census made a numerical comparison of the different breeds of draft horses in the United States. It was found that Percherons were by far the most popular with farmers. * WASHINGTON COLUMN Pressure Groups at Work On St. Lawrence Seaway BY PETER EDSON NBA Washington Correspondent ·WASHINGTON -- (NBA) -Chances that the St. Lawrence Seaway project will be approved are better this year than ever before. ests fear the seaway would take business away from their ports. Private power interests are opposed, fearing the competition of more lit! HrVl l i l I U J ^ W * f c « « * * 4 4 » ^ » V , » « * » » . « * · . ~ » v - v . . . « . . _ _ _ . C 7 , - - -K but still not too bright. The Presi-1 and cheaper public power. * * w ^ * * * _ . . * , · · · * » . » _ * · · · · __ ^; ^..ii~.. f i An«j l/ll I ^t*«* · * v v » w _ _ _ ^ - - - . - - · dent is for it, and it will probably get by the Senate. But it faces almost certain death in the House. What stops the project there Mississippi valley flood control and shipping interests don't like it for another reason. The St. Lcwrence Seaway and power.prp- V Y I I ik j l V M O ntv f*+ v»j w ^ f V »*·»- -- -^*» · · · ^ · · · ^ v -- » » · · - - -- f - t - - . . . is the influence of a coalition o f l j e c t is being proposed as a self- groups. Railroads inter- liquidating development. T o 11$ L/A \**y v»* *-· o- ·* -- « - -- · ~ ~ . ests take the lead, as they have (cr years. They fear that cheap Starting Pay for College Graduates Double That of '39 MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 11--OLE) --The college graduate is going to work today at about double I the starting salary he would have | received in 1939, a survey show ed today. What's more, the demand foi , his services is at an all-time high despite the return to civilian work of many veterans, the study revealed. The survey was conducted by the Family Economics Bureau of the Northwestern National Life Tile In Ancient Times Tile was used Oil dwellings and temples in Italy b*fore the days ol great Roman architecture. "Timetables Issued In normal times, railroads of the United States issue and distribute ! 80 million timetob'es annually. It Pays to Read Daily Register Advertisements \ [ * J V t f * W* JL *I V * * \**"A »,··*» V »,..w--.j- k U h kr » f nf · - · * « · ' - - · water transportation up the St. pay back construction costs. It liquidating development. 1.011* toe iNoruiwcMcm i-»«iivia», .unc from use of locks and canals and Insurance Co., which has made an receipts from sale of power would Lawrence and through the Great Lakes to Duluth and Chicago will lose them" important freight business. that principle is established, "it might easily cramp the style. ol the rivers and harbors lobbies that have been living on the govern- New York, Baltimore. Boston |ment gravy boat for years, and Philadelphia shipping inter- j NOTICE Effective immediately, all union carpenters, of and in the jurisdiction of Local No. 669, will observe a 40 hour week. These hours must be worked from S a. m. to 5 p. m.. Monday through Friday. All work must stop at 5 p. m. on Fridays. JULIUS STEINMARCH, Recording Secretary. There is apparently no great direct pressure being exerted on members of Congress by St. Law : 'rence lobbyists. Instead, the in- annual study of college placements since 1935 when the depression found only the top third of the average graduating class assured of prompt employment, j The report said 18 of 34 major . universities and technical schools queried reported employment calls for 1947-48 winter graduates more numerous than a year ago, when authorities reported "the most active employment demand S fluencing is all being done by within the memory of most place- jhome folks from each senator's jment officials." 'state and each congressman's dis- T h e surve y showed that salar-' trice. The job of the Washington ies being offered this winter's 'lobbies is to mastermind the opera-; gra( 3 U at es range from S200 to jtion and handle publicity. ;$235 per month for business ad-,j : Heading the opposition is «iej m j n j strat j on an( j other non-techni- ! MsHnnal St. Lawrence Project Con- ,,.,] . etuHontc rnmnarpd with S95- i National St. Lawrence Project Con,: f erence. The St. Lawrence Conference is cal' students, compared with S95 to S110 before the war. and from S240 to $275 for engineering grad- I X tiC O i l A^C» » 1 V H W ^/V*»-»**» *»*»*·** ··* V«* *V VW V*** · ** ***· tf»m^m~~-*r-fm »--- ^ ^J-- ·-- -- · made up of 264 organizations irf uates as compared with $135 to ·39 states. Its principal Iobbistj$l50 in 1939. ' · _ *··» -_^11 T TT..M**4t..·*· **ISVA r\^*ic?*_ Tl «·*·»*·«*·*· of'm"^ 1 *nO C*lI*S VT.* f\ffOT*C is Carroll B. Huntress, vice president of Republic Coal and Coke Present starting salary offers also are from $10 to $25 per j of New York. month in excess ot those for last j j The American Association of year. i Railroads is the principal backer. 'The American Federation of La! bor, railway labor brotherhoods jand the United Mine Workers-have I been sucked along in opposition ' t o the project. They fear loss of jobs by competition from water? borne commerce. CIO unions are Cahokio Seeks to Build Bridge Across Mississippi divided on the issue. No private power companies^ take an active part in the woric of the Conference. Huntress says 1 that if the power companies came out openly against the St. Lawrence project, their motives would , be suspect. This does not mean jthat the case of the power inter; tests goes unpublicized. The Con? ference takes care of that -by such publications as its recent--pant ST. LOUIS. Feb. 11-- (U^)-- An application for permission to build a $10,000,000 bridge over the Mississippi river here was filed today by the village of Ca-,j hokia. 111. i The application will have to i be approved by the St. Louis City Plan Commission before the Board of Public Service will consider the project. - One approach to the 11,000-foot structure -would be at First and lOuS as its icteui- · fa"":-1 structure - wuuia uc at. irnou ai»v* i nhlet "Is There a Case for St Elm streets in Cahokia, with the Lawrence Power?" The answer {western end at Chippewa St. and i iven is that the project would Marine Av. in South St. Louis. I J ^" Cahokia officials say the bridgfe' would be financed by selling rev- j enue bonds if approved. . j Preliminary work is under way. 1 ·,«. * ^ ·" s s. -jv^"-* ··Hold it. we'll le back soon... tee just entered the rcat Pepsi-Cola ·Treasure Top Sweepstakes and Contests!" · Look for hidden design under the cork in every Pepsi-Cola botfle top. · EnterPepsi'sgreat$203,725"TreasureTop" Sweepstakes and Contests. · Every entry gets a Treasure Certificate for the big Family Sweepstakes Prize of $25,000.00 Cash. · Collect and swap Pepsi ·.'Treasure Tops"... GET ENTRY BLANKS ·it'sfun! AT YOUR STORE Pepsi-Cola Company, Long Island City, N. Y. Franchised Bottler: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Mario* create no extra power and give 1 no aid to national defense. : * * * 1 This is in direct opposition to. j testimony of the New York State ; Power Authority, which has spent Isome 5150,000 in developing St i Lawrence project plans because 01 the need for increasing electric power development in the upper i New York area. . . From private industry, principal j support forthe project comes from · the National St. Lawrence Associa- i tion. This is an, organization of i 100 prominent U. S. businessmen. Unlike the Conference, the Association has no affiliated organizations working with it. j Behind the scenes, the battle I ever the St. Lawrence project I is thus revealed as a fight between i two groups. Those who fear theii now. on another . highway br.dge being built from East St. Louis into downtown St. Louis. The East St. Louis bridge will be the ninth to cross the river -in the St. Louis area. business might be hurt by the development are against it. Those 'who feel that business might be improved and the national interest "furthered by the project are for it -This is the old familiar story, heard before when the' Tennessee Valley and western super-j cower projects were up for con-j sideration. Passage of the St. Lawrence legislation depends on which arguments influence Congress. PRESENT Handsome Lamp CHECK THESE FINE FEATURES for Only WITH ANY PURCHASE OF $31 OR MORE! Dial "The Duke of Pcducah 9 a. m. Daily Heavy non-tip metal base. Plated, metal column. Antique ivory finish. Amber crystal glass break. Over sixty-one inches high. Direct and indirect lighting. Complete with lovely parchment shade. * Regular $7.95 value VSFAFER 'i. ,.-.;,!. Lt.-. BROKERAGE Gives YOU the VALUES! Unquestionably the MOST TERRIFIC PRICE-BUSTING SALE OF THE YEAR! 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