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RAGE TWO By TRAVIS K. HEDRICK Washington—(FP).—That long-suf fering soul, the poor radio listener, cm see a light of hope ahead in the sensational 140 page report of the Federal Communications Commissions on “Public Service Responsibility of Broadcast Licenses.” Though sensational, the report got limited circulation in the daily press because of its implied attacks on the very advertisers that support the Cli- Tr- T'"' newspapers. In considering the role of the gen eral public in connection with the radio, FCC said “radio listener coun cils can do much to improve the qual ity of program service. Such councils, notably in Cleveland, O., and Madison, Wis., have already shown the possi bilities of independent listener organ ization. “First, they can provide a much Cleric Supports Gradual Rise In Old Age Benefits Washington, D. C.—(ILNS).—Back ing a program for liberalization of old age and survivors social security benefits similar to that urged by or ganized labor, Msgr. John O’Grady, secretary of the National Conference of Catholic Charities, asked gradual increase in the benefits in testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee. The increase, Monsiegnor O’Grady said, should be “sufficient to provide for the basic needs” of social security beneficiaries. “Let us hope,” he added, ’’that a larger share of the increasing cost may be borne by industry and by the workers themselv«*s so that the bene fits may be regarded as earned bene fits, so that the people who receive them feel that they are receiving them as a matter of right.” NOTICE NOTICE All members of 'Local -Aiwion No. 12 are urged to attend the meeting of the Columbiana County1 Labor League to lie held Friday, 7:30 p. m. March 29, N. B. (). P. Auditorium. You Can See the Cream ALWAYS USE CREAM TOP Milk Bottles I I THEY ARE SANITARY Voed Emchuioely By Golden Star Dairy Phone 3200 if EASIEST TERMS CHEERFUL CREDIT. MONTHS TO PAT ......... .... ... Radio Listener Councils Organized needed channel through which listen ers can convey to broadcasters the wishes of the vast but not generally articulate radio audience. Second, lis tener councils can engage in much needed research concerning public tastes and attitudes. Third, listener councils can check on the failure of network affiliates to carry outstand ing network sustaining programs, and on the local programs substituted. Fourth, they can serve to publicize and to promote outstanding programs especially sustaining nrograms which at present suffer a serious han dicap for lack of the vast promotion al enterprise which goes to publicize many commercial programs. “Other useful functions would no doubt result from an increase in the number and extension of the range of activities of listener councils, cooper ating with the broadcasting industry, but speaking solely for the interest of listeners themselves.” Although the FCC didn’t name “Pepsi-Cola’s” musical jingled adver tising or the equally bad “G-G-G Washington” coffee tune, there is a germ of a suggestion for effort on the part of radio listener councils in its report that the FCC “has'no desire to concern itself with the particular length, content, or irritating qualities of particular commercial plugs.” Instead of operating as the law re quires. “in the public interest,” radio is goihg along on the theory expound ed by Duane Jones, of one of New York’s five largest advertising agen cies, that “the best radio program is in the one that sells the most goods.” Soap opera, the continued drama tized story, is radio’s biggest support er with Proctor & Gamble (Ivory Soap) spending $22 million on radio advertising in 1944 for a total of 2,000 hours a week. FCC quoted Duane Jones as argu ing that any “arbitrary curtailment of commercials would seriously im pair the audience value of these shows” and that “when we increase the number and length of commercials on the air to test our programs, in variably their Crossley ratings go up.” Urges Improved (Continued From Page One) services were out of ‘covered employ ment’. Month by month their benefit rights slipped away. Unjust Treatment Charged “To be fully insured a worker must roughly half the time since 1936 or have been in covered ejpplqyment since he reached age 21. As these men and women served their country time passed and those who had been protected once lost their insured sta tus. When they return to civilian life, they must begin again acquiring wage credits toward insured status. Those who die before they become in sured leave their families totally un protected—-able to receive neither the benefits paid to the dependents of those who diel in military service nor the survivors’ insurance available to families of persons who had worked regularly. This is no just treatment for those who defended their country. Union labels, shop cards and ser vice buttons are the bonds used by union commandos to raid sweatshops! —A FL Union Label Trades Depart ment. NEW SHORTIE TOPPERS This Spring it's the Short Topper Coat. The style is youthful. The lines en chanting. The price so low for such attractive coats... Buy and savel PAY ONLY WIIKIY After mmItW RE PIT CLOTHING 419 Market St 'Iff, M's The FCC apparently does not wholly agree, for it followed this quotation with its statement that “this view does not appear to be universally held and evidence is available that lengthy commercials result in listen ers tuning out a program.” Variety, the theatrical paper, said May 2, 1945 that check-charts had been made over a two month period of. a Colgate urogram and show that “the drama -picks up rating shortly after going on the air, and that every time a commercial is spieled, the rat ing sags.” FCC suggests more time on the air for labor, for educational programs, for public forum events, and for the views of significant minorities. These and the control of advertising excesses on the public’s airways offer a fertile field for newly founded radio listener councils. OBITUARY MRS. HAROLD GOODBALLET Mrs Jamima Single Goodballet, 53, wife of Harold T. Goodballet of 916 St. George st., died Tuesday March 12, at 8:35 p. m. in City hospital fol lowing a five-month illness. Mrs. Goodballet was born in East Liverpool and had spent her lifetime here. She was forelady of the ware dressing department of the Edwin M. Knowles China Co., when she was taken ill. Before her marriage she was employed as a stenographer in Beav er. Mrs. Goodballet was a member of Local Union No. 195, N. B. O. P. and of the Pennsylvania Ave. Methodist church and was treasurer of the mis sionary society and the Women’s So ciety of Christian Service for 25 years. Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Keith Goodballet and John Good ballet, and a daughter, Mrs. Ethelyn Trainer, all of East Liverpool two half-brothers, C. E. Grim of Ingram, Pa., and Cash Phillips of East Liver pool, and six grandchildren, one of whom is Sue Goodballet, who made her home with her grandparents. Funeral services were held at the home Friday at 2:30 p. m. by Rev. C. L. Yoder, pastor of the Pennsylvania Ave. Methodist church. Burial was in Riverview cemetery. THOMAS R. DAVISON Thomas R. Davison, 65, a former mouldmaker at the Hall China Co., for nine years, died suddenly Saturday night at his home in Carrollton after a short illness. Mr. Davidson worker for the local pottery at various UimeS from 1935 to 1944 before moving to Carrollton. He was a member of Local Union No. 22 of the N. B. O. P. and was a Spanish American War veteran. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, three sisters and two broth ers. Services were held Wednesday morning at 9 from Our Lady of Mercy Catholic church with Rev. Fr. Matt hew Yse officiating. Burial was in West View cemetery in Carorllton. Would Appreciate (Continued From Page One) be as good as other trades. Of interest to the many potters who know the city of Philadelphia. The latest issue of the press states that City Council has set aside $36,000,000 for civic improvements. The end of the Chinese wall along Market Street is to be finished soon and Broad Street Penn R. R. station will be a thing of the past. Another improvement will be a two way street from the great bridge leading from Camden through the heart of Philadelphia. Oldtimers, you think you will recognize Philly of the future? We hope to see more news from the sanitary locals in the future issues of the paper.—O.C. 60. More Interest (Continued From Page One) and for all. All members working at No. 8 please attend this meeting. The Resolution Committee acted on the first of the resolutions for the an nual convention. All members should put their minds to work and bring in resolutions beneficial to the ware housemen’s local. A motion was passed giving James Ward, our conferee to the Wage Con ference, a vote of confidence. Best of luck Jimmy.—0. C. 86. Ask for Union Labeled merchandise. I ’■r. 1 THE POTTERS HERALD COAL NEGOTIATIONS OPEN—Pres. John L. Lewis Details Case For Medical, Health Fund Washington— (FP). Deductions from the wages of American mine workers for medical treatment, acci dent insurance, hospitalization and burial insurance cut an estimated $1(M8 to 12.68 from their monthly pay checks, Pres. John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers (AFL) told the bituminous operators Mar. 12. Lewis presented a three page ac count of the death and accident record of the mining industry and charged that “wilful negligence in the enforce ment even of inadequate safety laws in many states has repeatedly result ed in major disasters.” The average number of miners in jured from 1930 to 1944 was 66,968, while the permanent total, permanent partial and temporary disabilities for the same period was 1,004,524. As to state compensation legislation, Lewis found it was totally inadequate to achieve it “commensurate with the in juries and permanent disabilities, as well as outright death. “Ineffective compensation laws have aided in the perpetuation of the so called company doctor system, a scourge foisted upon mine workers re presenting well over half the total an nual production of-coal. An investiga tion by the UMW covering 800 coal mines showed that this system per vails throughout Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia (all of which have elective compensa tion laws), as well as in certain dis tricts of Pennsylvania and Ohio.” The argument was detailed and di rected at the support of the UMW claim for a separate, union-controlled health and welfare fund. RAY BIRCH SERVICE STATION Broadway at Sixth St. “Established June, 1913” COAL NEGOTIATIONS OPEN Pres. John L. Lewis of United Mine Workers (AFL) outlines the union’s case for higher wages, shorter hours and a miners’ health and welfare fund before a meeting of the NMW policy committee before demands were presented to the bituminous coal operators in Washington, D. CO— (Federated Pictures). ______________ MAKE A HOUSE A COMFORTABLE HOME wl ft: ILO Committees To Assemble In Cleveland Soon the Montreal.—Meetings of* two of international industrial committees that are being established as part of the machinery of the International Labor Organization will take place in Cleveland, O., in April and May, it was announced by the International Labor Office here today. The Industrial Committee on Iron and Steel will meet April 23 to 29, and the Committee on the Metal Trades will gather May 2 to May 11. It was also announced that the 98th session of the ILO’s Governing Body would take place here May 14 to May 28. The Body is composed of sixteen Government representatives, eight la bor members and eight management members. Also on the ILO’s program for the year are a regional conference of the American member countries of the Organization, to be held in Mexico, D. F., April 1 to April 15 a maritime session of the International Labor Conference, to be held in Seattle, Wash., June 6 to June 29. Cambridge Local (Continued From Page One) Furniture—Stoves—Bedding Linoleum Curtains Drapery Rugs Carpets Paint Appliances Dinner and Cooking Ware Convenient Tenos SEVEN FLOORS OF QUALITY FURNITURE AND ALL FURNISHINGS TO a trip to California to visit relatives.3 Brother Mike Cellinan has returned to work after a recent operation. Our latest returnees from the armed service is Glen Evans, who has started at the shop as an apprentice handler and Brother Bob Bowman. To all members of No. 122—let us strive to keep the shop as clean as possible and promote clean habits.— O. C. 122. 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For the 9 liberated countries in Europe and for China, which is helping feed, UNRRA’s minimum re quirements for bread grains alone are 700,000 tons a month. From all pos sible sources, only a part of this quan tity will be available, according to present indications. Disastrous drought in 1945 hit most of the world’s major grain sources. War’s destruction ravaged the fertile wheat fields of China and The Ukraine. Throughout southeastern Europe, liberated countries could only take hobbling steps toward agricul tural recovery-when the worst drought in a quarter of a century shriveled and shrank their first peacetime crops, UNRRA’s problem—the problem of preventing.mass starvation—is furth er complicated by the fact that in the countries receiving assistance, bread and grain comprise a major part of the diet. Fats and meatsfire so scarce as to be negligible. Food supplies, which loomed largest in UNRRA’s total shipments in 1946 admittedly saved at least 3 million men, women and children from star vation last year. For the coming year, when shipments are scheduled to reach a climax, food still ranks first. Fighting the food battle on all fronts, UNRRA officials have been in constant communication with officials and ministries in the main supplying countries Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States—striving for maximum pos sible allocations of the scarce but desperately needed grain. Early in February, when the grain crisis came to a head, Governor Leh man former head of UNRRA, cabled Trygve Lie, secretary general of the United Nations Organization, pleading that the Assembly take “such action as may seem fit and as may prompt the supplying countries to increase their exports and the consuming coun tries to utilize their imports and in EH rt**T ERtllEEl SHE: IS THE MOST ACCURATELY CONTROLLABLE SOURCE OF HEAT TIE IHSEWIfE UTS: IT IS EQUALLY TRUE Of MY MODERN RANGE Thursday. March 21 In tens of thousands of plants and commercial establish ments, Gas s used for many jobs calling for the most precise control of heat because engineers know that this modern fuel can be most closely modulated to the tem perature required, whether to anneal X-ray tubes or melt armor plate. For instance, a manufacturer of precision glass for optical use consumes over 800,000,000 cubic feet of Gas yearly. In the home, the housewife finds the Gas range the most accurately controllable source of heat for preparing meals. This gives tier greater freedom in this important job and helps her guarantee the best results. Dietitians and housewives tell us closest fidelity to recipes is secured •with a modern Gas range. The precise temperature control of the modern Gas range provides greater economy too. It enables you to enjoy the distinct advantages of modern, low temperature oven cooking. This cuts meat shrinkage to an absolute minimum yet retains the natural flavor, juices and health values. And ail while doing an average family’s cooking for less than one dollar a month. Be sure your new range is Gas and you will enjoy years -of the finest, most effortless cooking. See your Gas Appliance Dealer or inquire at your Gas Company for latest information. Manufacturers Light & Heat Co. 110 w. SIXTH STKEET. EAST UVEHPOOL, O. 1946 World Events digenous supplies in the wisest man ner possible.” Meanwhile, within UNRRA every possible measure has been taken to cope with the shortage. Every citizen can help the organization to provide the needed food by giving whole hearted cooperation to the program for voluntary reduction of food con sumption here. As the American Fed eration of Labor has said: “Americans are today the best fed people in the world. We can give more than any other nation to meet the world’s needs. If we ration ourselves we can have much more to send to those who are desperate.” Box Social (Continued From Page'One) Harriet Roadenbaugh, Flora Pursell, Clair Sigafoos and Clarence Wood. An Entertainment Committee will be named at the next meeting. A motion was passed to have a Box Social at our April 8th meeting. The girls are to be sure and bring lunch for two and the boxes will be auction ed to the men. Beverages will be served by the refreshment committee. This should be a very enjoyable party, don’t forget the date—April 8.—-O. C. 178. FLOWERS Every woman of every age ap preciates the proud perfection of exquisite flowers. We have a variety of the loveliest in sea son for her home, for her table, for her to wear! Call us by phone and we will take every care with your order or come out and choose it your self. You are always welcome at a i! il i| Riverview Greenhouses Anderson Blvd. Phone 714 Open Evenings Until S p. m. Closed Wednesday Afteraeon and Evening.