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PAGE TWO
COUNCIL TO DEFEND
RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS
Washington (LPA) The mil
lions of men, women and children
who move from state to state in
search of farm and food processing
jobs have a new and powerful de
fender in the halls of Congress, in
federal and state agencies. It is the
Nat’l Citizens CounciLon Migrant
Labor.
Sponsors of the new organiza
tion, which came out of a two-day
special conference here, include
President H. L. Mitchell of the
Nat’l Farm Labor Union-AFL and
eGorge L-P. Weaver of the CIO
Committee to Abolish Discrimina
tion. Most of the participants in
the conference were from church
groups doing home missions work
among migrant workers, local civic
and women’s organizations that are
vitally concerned with migrants in
their states, and educators.
Need for speed in setting up a
working group was emphasized by
all of the speakers, who warned
that January 30, 1948 marks the
end of the federal farm labor
camps by decree of Congress which
cut off Agriculture Dep’t funds
for this purpose, thus forcing
thousands of workers on the high
ways or into private labor camps.
The new Council will work for
sale or lease of the 122 migrant
camps involved to public agencies
and non-profit organizations of far
mers, in order to protect the work
ers who have found these camps
the first place where their children
can receive health, education and
community services, and where they
live under secure and healthful
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In addition, a drive w’ill be laun
ched to insure that control of re
cruitment and placement of farm
labor remains in the hands of the
U. S. Employment Service. The
“big farmers” of the country, rep
resented thru the American Farm
Bureau Federation, are expected to
try to block funds to USES, and
also to drive for the continued im
portation of foreign farm labor
from Mexico and the Carribean
area, in order to undercut any con
nection between hiring for indus
try and for farms.
In view of the temper of Con
gress, the Council decided to con
centrate on state and local pro
grams to expand health services,
day-care centers for children, and
adequate schooling.
Regulation of labor contractors
who hire and transport groups of
workers from one job to another
will be proposed. Dr. Paul Taylor
of the University of California, an
authority on migrant labor, point
ed out that one of the greatest haz
ards to workers' families is the
crowding of dozens of men, women
and children into open trucks,
transporting them for thousands of
miles without food or rest stops,
from job to job.
Migrant workers have never re
ceived the benefits of legislation
that other workers take for grant
ed, Taylor emphasized. He listed,
for instance, the Fair Labor Stan
dards Act (which exempts agri
cultural workers), public housing
legislation, workmen’s compensa
tion laws, listing of job opportun
ities by the federal and state em
ployment services, social security
benefits, compulsory school atten
dance requirements.
The new Council’s formation was
delayed for one day When spokes
men for left-wing organizations,
including Donald Henderson of the
Food, Tobacco & Agricultural
Workers-CIO and members of the
Unitarian Service Committee, in
sisted on “broadening” of the spon
sors to include them. Mitchell, of
the A FL farm labor union, told the
meeting that “I will never sit on
the same committee with a mem-
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Donald Richberg
Also Anti-FEPC
Washington (LPA) Donald
Richberg, well-known lawyer who
claims credit for breaking the 1946
railroad strike, is now on record
defending Americana’ constitution
al right to discriminate in employ
ment because of difference in relig
ious beliefs.
“Lighting fires of religious con
flict” thru attacks on permanent
FEPC legislation was attacked by
Co-Cchairman Allan Knigbt Chal
mers and A. Philip Randolph in an
answer to Richberg last week.
Richberg’s assertion “will have
the effect of strengthening the sup
port which all major religious
groups have given fair employment
legislation and the ves-Chavez bill
in particular,” the permanent FE
PC advocates predicted.
“One of Mr. Richberg’s law clerks
could have told him that the bill
does not attempt to legislate
against religious beliefs nor against
prejudice, which is an emotion in
the minds of men. It simply pro
vides safeguards Against the ex
pression of prejudice in acts of
discrimination which would deny or
limit employment on account of
race, religion, color, national ori
gin or ancestry. It cannot be com
pared with prohibition, but it can
be compared with the laws against
driving while drunk.”
Fine Turnout
(Continued From Page One)
vice president ‘Tim’ Desmond and
Joe Greenwood, foreman of the
decorating department rendered
solos upon request. ‘Tim’ sang the
ever popular “When Irish Eyes Are
Smiling,” a request of Mr. Jack
Pugh, superintendent of the Salem
China Co. Joe’s ballad was “The
Old Lamp Lighter.” Both renditions
were well received by the audience.
Members of the ‘fair sex’ served
as waitresses and displayed real
skill in carrying out their duties.
Pete Sanders headed the commit
tee in the kitchen ami when it came
time to introduce the various in
dividuals, Pete was a little late in
making the trek from the kitchen.
“It’s that d---------stove,” Pete mut
tered when asked for an explana
tion.—0. C. 42.
ber of the central committee of the
Communist Party.” He told report
ers later that Henderson had been
a member of the governing body of
the Communist Political Ass’n dur
ing the period in World War II
when the Communist Party had
“suspended” political activity.
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Thrift•‘Vr
It’s so easy to be thrifty
by saving a few cents each
week until December ’47!
Then watch the silver
stacked up into dollars
when you receive your
Christmas Club cheek!
STILL TIME TO JOIN
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Member F. D. I. C.
Member F. D. I. C.
Phone 914
AFL Musicians
(Continued From Page One)
of the AFM decision in two ways:
1—transcribe radio programs, such
as the Bing Crosby show, will be
stopped when they contain music
2—juke-box fans will no longer
hear the popular hits at the cost
of a nickel.
Demand the Union Label.
RE-ELECT
W. Ray Brown
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POTTERS HERALD, EAST LIVERPOOL, OHIO
Make greater use of pea
nut butter: it’s an econom­
ical, nutritious food helps stretch
butter, cheese,and meat
Make' single -layer cakes:
use a thick fruit topping to
take the place of a second or
third layer of cake.
LITTLE MORE FOR YOUR MONEY—Kitchen economies certain
ly won’t solve price problems because coats are far too high. But these
household hints will provide at least .some savings for the price
troubled housewife.
Endorse Stratton
(Continued From Page One)
in the next two years and the crea
tion of an independent Jewish
state, in part of the country, within
the same time limit. Although the
report represents a further whit
tling-down of the area originally
promised the eJws in the Balfour
Declaration and the League of Na
tions’ Palestine Mandate, responsi
ble Jewish organizations- and repre
sentatives of the Jewish Commun
ity in Palestine have signified their
willingness to consider the recom
mendations, with minor territorial
adjustments, as a basis for the final
settlement of the problem.
“This convention notes with
gratification that on October 11,
the representative of the United
States at the United Nations offi
cially put .our government on rec
ord as supporting, with some terri
torial modifications, the majority
report of the- United Nations Spe
cial Committee on Palestine. The
American representative also stated
that our government is willing to
participate through the United Na
tions, in providing aid to meet ‘eco
nomic and financial problems and
the problem of internal law and
order during the transition period.’
“This statement is certainly in
line with the traditional American
stand on the Palestine problem
since 1917. It will be welcomed by
all freedom-loving people who have
always given their aid and support
to the struggle for Jewish aspira
tions for statehood in Palestine.”
Use more dried fruits: thesm
are plentiful and econom­
ical. Stretcn breakfast cereal with^
raitins, serve more fruit desserts.
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huts to supplement^
ptatein deficient meals:
low-cost peanuts are similar iDr
proteir to eggs, meat

AFL, Six CIO
/(Continued From Page One)
Hepxog disclosed that an early de
cision will be made by the Board
on whether cases that were pend
ing before Aug. 22, when the Taft
Hartley law went into effect, will
be considered.
Labor lawyers are anxiously
awaiting this decision, but on one
other score they feel that labor
has scored a quiet victory over
NLRB General Counsel Robert Den
ham* For weeks it has been known
that, Denham opposed the idea of
non-filing unions appearing on the
ballot in decertification elections.
The i Board has nevertheless pro
ceded to conduct decertification
elections with non-filing unions on
the! election slip. According to NL
RB sources, this will continue to be
thapolicy and Denham will not risk
another reversal by forcing the is
sue.^
Her keg’s annbunc'enlefit eam£ at
the enifl ’bf Rearing In which the
Unitt^i Electrical Workers declared
bluntly that it has no intention of
signing the anti-Communist affi
davits Seymour Linfield* associate
guMrhl- counsel, told the board
that the union considers the affi
davits requirement unconstitution
al
Cambridge Plant
^Continued From Page One}?
retoijch work was dippers’ work or
couhF be
done by girls Thia has
been a troublesome question but
a letter received from headquarters
should clarify the situation.
Two new members received the
obligation and their names were
added to the roll. ...
Stanley Rogers, finisher, started
an apprenticeship on a jigger last
weelft,
Ddn’t forget the Community
Chest Drive. If you have not made
your contribution to dab*, do so at
oneetr’Ck C. 122.
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Jim Crow Rent
Boost Refected
Washington (LPA) Housing
Expediter Frank Creedon, target
of attack by organized labor for
his ruling that he has no discre
tion to disapprove rent ceiling
boosts and rent decontrol recom
mended by local boards, this week
turned down a proposal that rents
of Negro tenants in St. Petersburg,
Fla., be boosted about 50%.
Creedqn turned down the Jim
Crow rent boost on the grounds
that the present rent control law
does not permit “an increase de
pendent upon the race and color
of the tenant.”
The dwellings of Negro families
covered by the local board’s recom
mendations rent for about $2 a
week for a three-room unit. The
rent boost would have raised rents
25c a room per week when the
landlord does not furnish water,
and 35c a room per Week when
water is furnished.
Also rejected as “not being sub
stantiated” by the local rent advis
ory boards were proposals for de
control of McPherson County, Kan
sas, and a 15% increase in Dick
inson and Salina Counties, Kansas.
Creedon approved the first .de
control of a whole rental area—
Ottawa County, Kansas—covering
795 family dwelling units, on the
grounds that “the demand for con
tinuing maximum rental housing
accommodations has been reason
ably met.” The local board held
public hearings, and reports that
“in no case will there be a general
raise in rent level due to decon
trol.” Creedon noted in his ruling.
ITU To Refrain
(Continued From Page One)
a contract and submitted it to the
ITU for approval, but that never
occurred. He denied that it was
ITU policy not to sign any kind of
agreement.
Randolph asserted that “Any no
strike clause is an insult to the
ITU.” He said that the ITU has 854
locals, of which 607 have 50 mem
bers or less. “The destruction of
each,” he said, “could be accom
plished by injecting non-union fore
men in a small local. The hiring of
one or two non-union key men and
the kind of pressure in a way which
could not be proved or detected
would result in a dissolution of that
small local.”
The hearings, first of their kind
under the Taft-Hartley law, may
be the basis for one of the first
court tests of the Taft-Hartley
law’s constitutionality.
MS
PORT
MUSCATEL
WHITE PORT
TOKAY
DRY SHERRY
'Eat Less' Taft
Fattens Himself
For White House
Washington (LPA)—Sen. Rob
ert “Eat Less” Taft (R., Ohio)
became a presidental candidate last
week and his “formal” announce
ment surprised no-one in the coun
try any more than it did Taft him
self. .. ,,
What was*’ of greater interest to
organized labor was that Taft, in
a speech in Dayton, Ohio, repeat
ed his argument that the Taft
Hartley law was “the mandate of
the people” and that it meant the
“emancipation of labor.”
In Cincinnati, Taft made it clear
that he favored the GOP’s “aid
the greedy rob-the-needy” tax pro
gram “even if it has to override
the President’^ veto/’ The blU was
vetoed twice.
Since he returned from nis
“pulse-taking” tour of the west,
Taft has said nothing about social
legislation, about his own housing
bill, about broadened social securi
ty benefits, increase in minimum
wakes, or such issues as FEPC,
anti-poll tax and anti-lynching.
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