“Thursday, October 21,1948
DIRECTORY OF LOCAL UNIONS
East Liverpool Trades and Labor Coun
ell. Larry Finlay, 709 Sophia St. Meet first
third Wednesday in NBOP Bldg.
I No. 4.—Casters, East Liverpool. Ohio.
John F. Arnold, 914 St. Clair Ave. Meets
second and fourth Monday in Room 8,
No. 5.—Generalware, Evansville, Ind.
Mrs. Theresa Montgomery, 11 S. Denby
Ave. Meet second and fourth Thursday,
Carpenters Union Hall, 1035 W. Frank
No. 4.—Chinaware, Wheeling, W. Va.
George W. Friedrich. 208 Jones St. Meete
third Monday in Trades Assembly Hall.
No. 7—Sanitary, Tiffin, O. Herbert
Fisher, 156 Ohio Ave., Tiffin, O. Meets
second and fourth Tuesday of every month.
No. 9.—Kilnmen, East Liverpool, O.
Laurence Brown, 1012 Waterloo SL Meets
•very Friday in Room 8 NBOP Bldg.
No. 10.—Turners and Handlers, East
Liverpool, O. Fred McGillivray, 325 Gar
field SL Meets first and third Monday in
Boom No. 8 in NBOP Bldg.
No. 12.—Jiggermen, East Liverpool, O.
John Weber, 931 Lisbon SL, East Liver
pool, Ohio. Meets every Tuesday in Boom
8 in NBOP Bldg.
No. 16.—Saggermakers, East Liverpool,
O. Harry F. McCombs, 927 Dresden Ave.,
East Liverpool, O. Meets first and third
Tuesday in Room 2, NBOP Bldg.
No. 17.—Kilndrawers, East Liverpool,
O. Ray Green, 410 Jefferson SL Meets
first and third Thursday in' Room 4 in
No. 18.—Dippers, East Liverpool, O.
Edwin Sisley, Rear 803 Moore St. Meets
first and third. Friday in Room No. 2,
No. 20.—Generalware, Steubenville, O.
Harry T. Brady, 511 N. 6th Ave. Meets
first and third Thursday in Trades and
labor Hall. Capitol Bldg., Fourth and
No. 21.—CTaymakers, East Liverpool, O.
Mr. Bennie Martin, 407 Grant SL Newell,
W. Va. Meets second Sunday in Room 2,
No. 22.—Mouldmakers, East Liverpool,
O. Alfred Ferber, 1035 Vine SL, East
Liverpool, Ohio. Meets second and fourth
Tuesday in Room 1. NBOP Bldg.
No. 24.—Chinaware, Wellsville, O. Sam
Lawton, 406 Seventh St. Meets first and
third Wednesday in Odd Fellows Bldg.,
MHfth and Main Sts.
No. 25.—Packers, East Liverpool, Ohio.
I. H. Crawford, 701 Commerce SL, Wells
ville, Ohio. Meets Second and Fourth
Thursday in Room 1, NBOP Bldg.
No. 26.—Sanitary, Kokomo, Ind. Rob
ert T. Bohannon, 1815 N. Purdum St.,
Kokomo, Ind. Meets first and third
Thursday in Trade and Labor Council,
512 E. Sycamore.
No. 29.—Diehmakers, East Liverpool, O.
Irvin Crable, 607 Sanford Ave., R. D. 20.
Meets first Tuesday in Room 1, NBOP
No. 31.—Generalware, East Palestine,
O. Charles A. Hall, 53 Lincoln Ave. Meets
second and fourth Monday at 7:30 in Odd
No. 33.—Chinaware, Beaver Falls, Pa.
Leonard Greco, P. O. Box 808. Meets sec
ond and fourth Monday in New Central
Bldg., 1422 Seventh Avenue.
Na. 35.—Chinaware, Trenton, N. J. Mr.
Joseph P. Brown, 2044 Nottingham Way.
Trenton, N. J. Meets second and fourth
Thursday in Polish Veterans Hall, Grand
No. 42.—GeneraTware, Salem, O. Nellie
Jackson, 543 Perry SL Meets every other
Monday in Memorial Bldg.
No. 44.—Clay Workers, Sebring O. Ches
ter Brunt, 595 W. Oregon Ave. Meets
every other Monday night in K. of P.
No. 45.—Sanitary. Trenton, N. J. L. E.
Ansell, 81 Alden Ave., Trenton 8, N. J.
Meets every Friday at N. Clinton and
No. 49—Mixed, Trenton, N. J. A. J.
Hassall, 44 Jeremiah Ave. Meets first
and third Tuesday in Castlemini Hall,
corner Grant and N. Clinton Ave.
Ne. 50. Sanitary, Camden, N. J.
Lawrence Gerwatoski, 1097 Morton SL.
Camden, N. J. Meets first and third Fri
day in 18th Ward Club Bldg., 1824 Mech
A Na. iL—Generalware, Canonsburg, Pa.
lOalvin Bixby, Box 211, Strabane, Pa.
Meets every other Monday in Slovaik Hall,
No. 53.—Finishers, East Liverpool, Ohio.
Iona Shroades, 140 West Second SL Meets
second and fourth Thursday in Room 2,
Ne. 59.—Kilnmen. Dippers and Sagger
V makers. Sebring, O. Charles Newton, 148
E. Ely SL, Alliance, O. Meets every other
Monday in K. of P. Hall.
Ne. 66.—Generalware, Crooksville. O.,
C. O. Abrams. 131 McKeever SL, Crooks
ville, O. Meets every other Tuesday.
Ne. 70.—Generalware. Minerva, O. Abe
Edwards, 301 N. Main St. Meets second
and fourth Thursday in Odd Fellows Hall.
No. 72.—Sanitary, Evansville, Ind. Wil
ford M. Schouss, 2028 South Tares Ave.,
Evansville. Ilnd. Meets second and fourth
Thursday in C. L. U. hall, Fulton Ave.
No. 75.—Generalware, Coshocton, Ohio.
Arthur D. Howe, Roscoe, Ohio. Meets sec
ond and fourth Thursday in Central Trades
and Labor Hall, Mtin SL
No. 76.— Chinaware, Buffalo, N. Y.
Dorothy Donovan, 24 Houston St. Meets
first and third Friday at Sparefield’s Hall,
Seneca and Weyand streets.
Ne. 77.—Sanitary, Mannington, W. Va.
John C. Thorn, R. 1, Mannington, W. Va.
Meets first ana third Friday at 7:80 p. m.
in Legion Hall.
No. 78.—Sanitary, St. John, P. Q., Can
ada. Alfred Croisetere, 12A 9e Avenue,
Iberville, P. Q. Canada.
No. 86.—Warehousemen, East Liverpool,
O. Harold Palmer, Route 2, East Liver
pool, Ohio, Meets every Monday in NBOP
No. 87.—Sanitary Mixed. Trenton, N. J.
Anthony Stia, 409 Whitaker Ave., Tren
ton 10. N. J.
No. 89.—Sanitary, Richmond, Calif, O.
L. McGinnis, 2364 Brooks Ave. Meets first
and third Friday at 257 Fifth StreeL
No. 94.—Warehousewomen, East Liver
pool, Ohio. Mildred Johnson, Box 868,
East Liverpool, Ohio. Meets every other
other Friday in Room 1, NBOP Bldg.
No. 96.—Sanitary. Works, Perth Am
boy, N. J. Steve Serenko, 316 Goodwin
St. Meets third Monday of every month at
Diana Hall, Market Street, Perth Amboy.
No. 98.—Chinaware, Grafton, W. Va.
Martha Hines, Box 2727, Grafton, W. Va.
Meets second and fourth Tuesday in the
V. F. W. Hall.
No. 99.—Chinaware, Clarksburg, W. Va.
David Bevan, 64 Coleman Ave. Meets sec
ond and fourth Monday.
No. 102.—Sanitary. Ford City, Pa. 8am
uel Hindes. Box 80, McGrann, Pa. Meets
second and fourth Friday in Sokol Hail at
7:80 p. m.
No. 103.—Generalware, Erwin, Tenn. M.
B. Laws, RL 8, Box 216, Erwin, Tenn.
Meets second and fourth Tuesday at
Clinchfield Y. M. C. A. Hall, N. Main St.
No. 104.—Chinaware, Falls Creek, Pa.
■Robert E. Sctte. R.D. 1—898, DuBois, Pa.
Meets second and fourth Monday in Odd
No. 108.—Chinaware, Bedford, O. Clyde
Garvin, Box 302, Bedford, O. Meets every
No. 113.—Huntington Park, Calif. Meets
first Thursday of every month at 6411
Santa Fe Ave. Upstairs. Lawrence F.
Paker, 2960 Allesandro SL Los Angeles,
No. 116. GeneraTware. Lincoln,
Glenn Halo, 714 Decator St. Meets first
and third Friday of each month in Odd
No. 121.—Generalware, Decorators, Se
bring, O. Hasel Brown, B. D. 4, Alliance,
O. Moets in K. of P. Hall every second
and fourth Tuesday.
No. 122.—Generalware, Cambridge, O.
Lee Woodward, 624 Highland Ave., Cam
bridge, Ohio. Meets second and fourth
Wednesday at Moose Hall.
No. 124.—Decorators and Decorating
Kilnmen, East Liverpool, O. Norman
Whippier, 518 Carolina Ave., Chester, W.
Va. Meets first and third Tuesday in
Room No. 4, NBOP Bldg.
No. 130. Kilnfiremen Helpers and
Trackmen, East Liverpool, O. Clifford
Wilson, 228 W. Fourth St., East Liver
pool, O. Meets second and fourth Friday
In Room 2, NBOP Bldg.
No. 131.—Battersout and Mouldrunners.
East Liverpool, Ohio. Alice Seevers, 2107
Penna Ave., East Liverpool, Ohio. Meeta
every Thursday in Boom 8, NBOP Bldg.
No. 132.—Handle Casters and Finishers,
East Liverpool, O. Bertha Magnone, 54
California Ave., Chester, W. Va. Meets
first and third Monday in Room 1, NBOP
U&nlDl XlUffMBt 4ZU WA1QO y«»
and Aaeembly Hall, ooroar Croton
Meeta Mcond and fourth Wodaoodiay in
Trades and Assembly Hall, ooroar Croton
and Washington Streets.
No. 134.—Stone and Art Ware. Crooks
vi Ho, Q, Arvin Riley. & Buckeye St.
Ifow HrM MH tun
No, 185.—Stone and Art Ware, Roeo
ville, o. Wilbur Smith, Box 213. Meete
first and third Monday in Odd Fellows
No. 138.—Biaqui Warehousemen, East
Liverpool, O. Howard Pryor, Newell, W.
Va. Meet, first and third Thursday in
Room 2, NBOP Bldg.
Na. 140.—Porcelain, East Liverpool, O.
James L. Densmore, Rt. 20, 456 Densmore
Ave., East Liverpool, Ohio Meets third
Tuesday in Room 1, NBOP Bldg.
No. 141.—Oddmen and Laborers, East
Liverpool, Ohio. Anthony J. Sours, 681
Lincoln Ave. Meets second and fourth
Thursday in Room 4, NBOP Bldg.
No. 143.—Porcelain Workers, Sandusky,
O. Mrs. Byrel Smith, 1032 Pearl SL San
No. 144.—Stoneware, Cambridge, Ohio.
Frank Clark, West View No. 2, Cam
ridge, O. Meets first and third Tuesday
in Carter Bldg. 200 8. 8th Street, Cam
No. 146—Generalware. Paden City. W.
Va. Wm. D. Krebs, Box 284, Paden City,
W. Va. Meets every Thursday after pay
day in Eagle’s Hall.
No. 148.—(Mixed), East Liverpool, Ohio.
Jessie O. Thompson. 331 W. Third St.
East Liverpool, Ohio. Meets only second
Thursday in NBOP Auditorium.
No. 150.—Stoneware and Artware Work
ers, Red Wing, Minn. Walter Quinn, 1203
No. 155.—Underglase Decorators, East
Liverpool, Ohio. Mary Theiss, 810 Montana
Ave, Chester, W. Va. Meets fourth Wed
nesday in Room 2, NBOP Bldg.
No. 156.—Porcetain, East Palestine, O..
Meets first and third Monday in K. of P.
Hall. Esther Brubecker, R. D. No. 1, East
No. 161.—Refractories, New Castle, Pa.
Frank C. Wyman, 1214 E. Washington
St. Meets third Wednesday in Room 408,
Trades Assembly Hall.
No. 163.—Potters Supply and Refrac
tories, East Liverpool, O. Mildred E. Mc
Daniel, 1038 Ohio Ave. Meets first and
'third Friday in Room 4. NBOP Bldg.
No. 164.—Porcelain, Insulator, Akron,
O. R. Brandenstein, 766 Clay Drive,
Meets second Tuesday of month at 4 p. tn.
in G. A. Hall, 884 Grant St.
No. 165.—Chinaware, El Cerrito, Calif.
George Linton, 431 Fourteenth St., Rich
mond, Calif. Meets second and fourth
Wednesday, 1340 San Pablo Ave., El Cer
No. 166.—Refractories, Sebring, Ohio.
George Goodballet, Box 135, Sebring, Ohio.
Meets first Tuesday of every month at
American Legion Hall.
No. 168.—Art and Novelty, San Jose,
Calif. Bert Stothers, 170 N. 24th St., San
Jose 10, Calif. Meets third Thursday of
each month, Labor Temple, 94 N. Second
St.. San Jose. Calif.
No. 171.—Generalware. Stockton, Calif.
R. W. Price, 1026 S. Hunter Street,
Stockton, Calif. Meets second and fourth
Tuesday in AFL headquarters, 805 E.
No. 172.—Maintenance Men, East Liv
erpool, O. Kenneth C. Cline, Box 221,
Newell, W. Va. Meets second and fourth
Friday in Room 4, NBOP Bldg.
No. 173.—Porcelain, Frenchtown, N. J.
Harmon K. Wright, Box 81, Revere, Pa.
Meets third Monday in Legion hall.
No. 174.—Sanitary, Metuchen, N. J.
George Bondies, Box 71, Fords, N.
Meets second Saturday of month at 10 a.
m. at Washington Hall, Fayette SL, Perth
Amboy, N. J.
No. 186.—Stone, Dinner and Artware.
Loe Angeles, Calif. Lloyd Sprague, 947
Nolden St., Los Angeles 42, Calif. Meets
first and third Friday, 2200 East Ave.
No. 187. Porcelain, Trenton, N. J.
Rose Proneetl, 78 Oliver Ave., Trenton
9. N. J. Meets second Thursday in Polish
Falcon Hall, corner Casa and Adeline Sts.
190.—Porcelain, East Liverpool, O.
Gardiner, 936 Lisbon SL, East Liv
pool, O. Meets every other Friday in
Room 1. NBOP Bids.
*■'_ 191. General and China Ware,
Hamilton, Ont., Canada. J. Henderson, 116
E. 22nd. St. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
No. 1VZ.—Ueiieralware, Warehousemen,
Packers, Decorating Kilnmen, Sebring, O.
Hugh Dailey, 689 W. Oregon Ave.
No. 193.—-Sanitary, Trenton, N. J. Alma
Wallo, 166 Bunting Ave. Meets first Tues
day, 726 N. Clinton Ave.
No. 195.—Gloat Warehousewmoen and
Kilndrawers, East Liverpool, O. Mias Villa
Carraher, 704 Aten Ave., Wellsville, O.
Meets first and third Wednesday in Room
2. NBOP Bldg.
No. 196.—Generalware, Hollydale, Calif.
Clare C. Meetzek, 1029 Arthur Ave., Clear
water, Calif. Meets first and third Thurs
day in Catholic Hall.
No. 197.—Earthenware and Artware,
Cambridge, Mass. Louis Fournier, 8 Fran
cis St., Somerville, Mass.
No. 198.—Feldspar, Million and Smelt
ing, Trenton, N. J. William Taylor, 138
Allen St., Trenton 8, N. J.
199.—Chinaware, Pomona, Calif.
Fillmore Place, Po
second Tuesday of
Second St., Pomona,
Doris Goodwine, 650
mona, Calif. Meets
each month, 687 W.
O. Mrs. Estella Knerr, 281 W. Main St.
Meets second Thursday of each month in
No. 201.—Chinaware. Huntington Park,
Calif. Orvis Reese, 6607% Middleton St.,
Huntington Park, Calif. Meets second and
fourth Wednesday, 2502 Clarendon Ave.,
Huntington Park, Calif.
No. 202.—Artware, Santa Monica, Calif.
Betty J. Markham, 618 Ocean Park Blvd.,
Santa Monica, Calif. Meets first Wednes
day of each month at 1428)4 Second St.,
Santa Monica, Calif.
No. 203. Pioneer Pottery, Art and
Novelty, East Liverpool, O. Ethel Gleck
ner, 1200 Avondale St., East Liverpool, O.
Meets first and third Wednesday in Room
4, NBOP Bldg.
No. 204.—Sanitary, Loa Angeles, Calif.
Ray Nelson, 6111 McKinley Ave., Holly
dale, Calif. Meets first and third Wednes
day in Butcher Hall, 6510 Pacific Blvd.,
Huntington Park, Calif.
No. 206.—Refractories, Tiffin, O. Will
iam W. Tate, 539 N. Washington St., Tif
fin, Ohio. Meets first Wedenesday of
No. 206.—Art and Novelty, Byesville, O.
Grace Thomas, 107 N. Eighth St., Byes
No. 207.—Refractories, Crooksville, O.
Warden Mauller, 606 Summit St., Crooks
ville, Ohio. Meets fourth Thursday each
month, Municipal Bldg.
No. 208.—Foremen, Supervisors: Sani
tary, Trenton, N. J. Secretary, 215 Broad
St., Bank Bldg. Meets fourth Friday at
Carpenter's Hall. 47 N. Clinton Ave.
No. 209.—Artware, Wellsville, O. Miss
Ruth Orr, 728 Main St., Wellsville, Ohio.
Meets first and third Thursday in Ameri
can Legion Hall.
No. 210.—Refractories, Art and Novelty
Ware, Trenton, N. J. Valentine A. Ol»
sak, 53 Potter Ave., Trenton 9, N. J.
No. 211.—Artware, Crooksville, O. Mrs.
Ethel L. Hayman. 427 McKinley Ave.,
Crooksville, O. Meets the first Friday of
every month in the Odd Fellows Hall.
No. 212.—Generalware, Chester, W. Va.
John Sell, 819 Garfield Street, East Liv
erpool, Ohio. Meets first Monday of
month, Room 4, NBOP Bldg.
No. 213—Artware, Pelham, N. Y. Leon
ard Hill, 128 S. Fulton St., ML Vernon,
No. 214. Sanitary, Redlands, Calif.
Clarence B. Davis, Box 848, Redlands,
Calif. Meets first and third Fridays in
American Legion Hall.
No. 815.—Art and Novelty, Loe Angeles,
No. 216. Artware, Jonesboro, Tenn.
Helen Kopllnger, Route 1. Jonesboro.
No. 211.—Sanitary, Torrence, Calif.
No. 219.—Artware, %anesville, Ohio
^ju^l^Jginter. 258 Corwin Ave., Zaneo-
Washington (LPA)—A Republi
can-controlled Congress, Thomas E.
Dewey predicts, will overhaul our
national social security system.
And it’s likely to do it by substi
tuting the pre-New Deal system of
relief handouts at standards set in
each of the 48 states. That is the
view of labor officials here who
deal with social security problems.
The AFL is asking former Presi
dent Herbert Hoover’s commission
on government reorganization a
couple of questions on this score.
They’re understood to be especial
ly incensed about a NY Timesv re
port that the Hoover commission
will recommend “a drastic over
haul” of social security programs.
“The concept of insurance protec
tion for old age, unemployment
benefits, etc., may be abandoned in
favor of the general concept of re
lief on the basis of individual need,”
the Times reports. AFL officials
are asking Hoover whether this is
a “leak” of what his commission
will propose, or a “think piece” by
a Times writer.
“Uncle Tom Dewey’s claims that
he will ‘improve’ social security
ring false,” commented Van A.
Bittner, chairman of the CIO’s Soc
ial Security Committee. “The re
cord—which Uncle Tom forgets—
shows that the Republicans in Con
gress and in the Hoover commiss
ion want to substitute the relief
dole for sound social security insur
ance. They want to substitute the
pressures of the local state-house
lobbyists for sound federal con
No. 175.—Sanitary, Trenton, N. J. Al
bert Schuster, 339 Ardsley Ave., Trenton,
New Jersey. Meets second tnd fourth Tues
No. 177.—Sanitary, Robinson, Ill.
Tennis, 511, S. Robb StreeL Meets
Thursday in Labor Temple.
No. 178—Artware, Sebring, Ohio.
A. Dorff, R. D. 4, Alliance, Ohio,
every other Wednesday in V. F. W. ___
No. 181.—Tile, Porcelain and Artware,
Trenton, N. J. Robert Thompson, 58 S.
Olden Ave., Trenton, N. J. Meets second
and fourth Thursday in Falcon Hall, N.
No. 183.—Generalware, Loe Angeles,
Calif. Cora Lee Hutchison, Box 682, Hunt
ington Park, Calif. Meets second and
fourth Mondays of each month at Culinary
Hall,' 411 E. Broadway, Glendale, Calif.
No. 184.—Chinaware, Trenton, N. J.
Walter H. Smith, 613)6 Princeton Ave.,
Trenton 8, N. J. Meets second and fourth
Monday in Polish Falcons Hall. Brunswick
and Indiana Ave.
No. 185. Porcelain, Trenton, N. J.
Wm. Hutchins, 1180 No. Olden Ave., Tren
ton, N. J. Meets last Monday of every
month in Broad SL Bank Bldg.
A warning along the same line
was sounded by the AFL’s director
of social insurance activities, Nel
son Cruikshank, speaking last week
to the Nat’l Conference of Catholic
“Consistent with our longstand
ing traditions of independence on
the part of each individual provid
ing for security thru personal ef
fort, our people have always ab
horred the idea of a government
dole and public charity. The method
of social insurance enables them to
engage in mutual self help and to
rely on their interdependence on
one another to provide against the
hazards that are characteristic
“While we have a network
social insurance in effect, I wish
point out that at this time there
are serious threats to the whole
concept, and there is a steady drift
in the direction of governmental
charity. It is my contention that a
governmental agency cannot at
tempt to meet needs on this basis
and that when the attempt is made
in order to protect public funds it
is inevitable that we resort to the
means test and the indignities asso
ciated with it.
THE POTTERS HERALD, EAST HVERroOE, OHIO
JEALOUSY REARS as Mr. Blandings (Cary Grant) fails to reconcile a handshake with the kiss friend
Bill Cole (Melvyn Douglas) is giving Mrs. Blandings (Myrna Loy) in RKO’s comedy “Mr. Blanding Builds
His Dream House,” an SRO release starting Sunday at the Ceramic Theatre.
Hoover, Dewey Plan Return
To Dole, AFL and CIO Warn
Mich. Phone Peace
Nearer As Talks
Detroit (LPA)—On the day 19
picket-lines closed that many of
Michigan Bell Telephone Com
pany’s biggest exchanges, Gov. Kim
Sigler obtained public agreement
from Divisions 43 and 44, Com
munications Workers of America
unaffiliated, and the company to
“intensify bargaining” for a four
day period. 1
First item of bargaining will be
the question of reinstating several
dozen CWA shop stewards who
were fired after they refused to
walk thru picket lines to their
switchboard jobs. Then, the “in
tensified bargaining” will continue
on the subject of a pay raise for
both traffic and commercial work
Meanwhile, CWA President Jos
eph Beirne insisted that “Proposals
satisfactory for portions of groups
but in the overall not acceptable
have been made in many places.
Company offers of 5c to 7^c an
hour are just not good enough.”
He announced from Washington
that the union’s executive commit
tee had unanimously rejected con
tracts offered by the Chesapeake
& Potomac Telephone Co. in Vir
ginia and Maryland.
Urges Labor-Farm Cooperation
the government floor under farm
prices, UAW published a leaflet
last week exposing Republican pro
paganda that farm prices are re
sponsible for high food costs. In a
letter to farm leaders, UAW Presi
dent Walter Reuther condemned
the GOP’s “smokescreen” attempts
to split farm and labor interests,
stating that “prosperity for farm
ers and for wage earners is indivis
Labor Dep’t Warns Farmers
Washington (LPA)—Rural chil
dren must not be'cheated out of
their right to attend school by work
in fall crop harvests, the Labor
Dep’t warned last week. In an
article designed to emphasize child
labor standards of the federal law,
the Dept, cautioned that any child
under 16 may not be hired to work
during the time state laws say he
should be in school.
Never give a woman a valuable
gift unexpectedly—make her bark
RIGHT TO VOTE
Washington (LPA)—A shame
faced NLRB last week pu^ the fin
ishing touches on the Taft-Hartley
doctrine that strikebreakers, not
regular striking employes, deter
mine union status in a struck
“It is our duty to administer the
law as written, not to pass upon
the wisdom of its provisions,” board
members Paul Herzog, John M.
Houston, Abe Murdock and J. Cope
land Gray said as they handed
down the decision which under
scores the viciousness of the
Congress’ industrial relations
The case before the board
one brought by the Int’L Association
of Machinists-unaffiliated against
the Pipe Machinery Co. of Cleve
land, Ohio. For a year and a half,
with the support of Cleveland
police, the company has been hir
ing strikebreakers to defeat the
A number of them, the board rul
ed, have become permanent em
ployes. Therefore, it said, their
votes for an “independent” com
pany union must be counted in a
collective bargaining representation
ballot, but not the votes of the
strikers who have remained loyal
Section 9 (c) (3) of Taft-Hart
ley, which says “employes on strike
who are not entitled to reinstate
ment shall not be eligible to vote,”
was the basis of the board’s de
cision. The board members ruled
that any striker replaced by the
company with a permanent employe
is not eligible to vote.
Ignored was the IAM’s plea that
this contradicts section 13 which
says that nothing in the act “shall
be so construed as either to inter
fere with or impede or diminish in
any w’ay the right to strike.” The
board says 9 (c) (3) doesn’t “limit”
the right to strike, it just “discour
ages its exercise in some situations
by denying the franchise to those
strikers who lose their right to
Washington (LPA) Veterans
have been assured by the Labor
Dep’t that their re-employments
rights remain in full force even
under the new draft laws. Robert
Salyers, director of Veterans Re
employment Bureau, pointed out
last week that the 1948 law does
n’t rescind reemployment rights
guaranteed eligible veterans under
the Selective Service Act of 1940.
We find scarcely any persons of
good sense save those who agree
I SHOT AN ARROW INTO THE AIR
WHERE IT ftU. 1 DID NOT CARE
Found Aid To
Washington, D. C. (ILNS).—
Workers have benefitted psycholo
gically from guaranteed wage
plans, it is revealed in a compre
hensive survey of such plans re
leased by Ewan Clague, Commiss
ioner of the Bureau of Labor Sta
Management, labor, and employes
interviewed during the course of
the bureau’s survey emphasized
above all the, beneficial effects of
the plans upon employes' morale
and the individual’s sense of secur
ity. This aspect appeared to be
even more important than the econ
omic effects of the plans.
It was recognized in the report
that the guaranteed wage, at its
present stage of development, is
not a major factor in solving the
problem of instability in the econ
The report, which is the result
of an extensive study of 347 guar
anteed wage plans, and a detailed
analysis of 62 selected cases, is dis
cussed in the October Labor Infor
mation Bulletin, just released by
the U. S. Department of Labor.
Originally undertaken in con
nection with the Office of War
Mobilization and Reconversions’
guaranteed wage study, the bur
eau’s latest report contains much
new material not included in its re
port to the OWMR.
Lafayette, Ind. (ILNS).—An un
derstanding providing for settle
ment of the Seattle and northwest
dispute between the International
Brotherhood of Teamsters and the
Retail Clerks International Asso
ciation was reached at a conference
held in Indianapolis Oct. 1, it was
announced at the Clerks’ headquar
ters here. Among the points agreed
1. The restoration of the status
quo between the 2 organizations
which obtained prior to the dispute.
2. Provision was made for meet
ings in the near future between top,
officers of the 2 internationals.
Daniel J. Tobin, president of the
Teamsters and Dave Beck, execu
tive vice-president of the Teams
ters organization and James A.
Suffridge, international secretary
treasurer and Vernon A. House
wright, international president of
the Clerks, will participate in
3. Provision is also made for
arbitration of any differences which
may arise at such meetings.
It is the feeling of both sides that
this arrangement will result in the
bringing about of a better under
standing between the two organiza
tions. This statement was author
ized by Executive Vice-President
Beck and International Secretary
Norman Thomas Held As
Civil Rights Candidate
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (ILNS).—
Tucker P. Smith, Socialist vice
presidential nominee and Olivet
College economics professor, de
clared in a speech here that—-on
the record—Norman Thomas was
the only civil rights candidate run
ning for President.
Smith charged that Truman “has
not banned race segregation in the
armed forces” that Dewey’s party
“promised FEPC” in its 1944 plat
form but “threw that plank in the
ashcan” when it took control of
Congress and that when Wallace
was in the cabinet he not only fail
ed to fight discrimination, but “even
blocked attempts of some of his
subordinates, like Dr. Will Alex
ander of the Farm Security Admin
istration, to correct discrimination
in those agencies.”
Norman Thomas, declared Smith,
“fought against the Klan in Tampa■
in 1932, faced armed mobs in Ark-'
ansas” and has spoken in every
campaign “at non-segregated meet
ings.” Thomas “fights for civil
rights,” Smith claimed, “not as a
campaign tactic, but as a matter of
RAHM ELECTED GUILD V-P
Washington (LPA)—Adolph J.
Rahm of St. Louis has been elected
vice-president of the American
Newspaper Guild for the midwest
region, after a heated election in
which the Guild’s international ex
ecutive board had the final say.
Because more than 800 ballots were
uncounted for technical reasons—
mailed late, lost in the mail—the
decision of the ANG election com
mittee was appealed. The board de
cided last week to count all ballots
from all locals, on the grounds that
election rules in the ANG consti
tution were intended to expedite
matters and not to prevent valid
votes cast from being counted. Fin
al tally: Rahm, 1578 Ray J. Kuhn
of Bay City, Mich., 1495.
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Attack On Social Security
By Hoover Group Exposed
By ARNOLD BEICHMAN
New York Correspondent for AFL New® Service
New York.—The Comnu'tee for the Nation's Hwiitdi' lsnd that
the foi^hcoming report of ti Hoover Coin hitj.’ten on nmient Re
organization “will be a wh'»l-.-ale at’ack n laH t’s haul -.von gains of
the last decade.”
Dafiirjr its -e on Inside infofir a** ob*a!r. 1 fr confidential
■our.-eB, th_ co::.: .it.:ee, of which Pre. .dui.: Gruen and Mrs.
Eleanor Roosevelt are honorary vice-chairmen, charged that the social
6 fd. 'ty ri in particular would be the target of the Hoover Com
On the committee’s board of directors are AFL Executive Council
onember Matthew Woll and Nelson Cruikshank, director of social insur
ance activates for the AFL.
Earlier President Green had attacked the qualifications of Lewis
Meriam of the Brookings Institution who heads the Hoover Commission’s
sect' on health and social w-'-urity.
The Committee for tae Nation’s Health backed up President Green’s
criticism by citing Meriam record—author of a book “attacking the
S'M'ial security system and advocating a return to ‘poor relief and the
dole’.” The committee acerned Meriam of helping direct a Brook
ings report which ‘misrepiesem i the national hea insurance legisla
tion before Congress steadfastly advocated by the American Federation
The committee further charged that an ironclad censorship had been
clamped over the work of the Hoover Commission so as to prevent any
leakage of its proposals from eir.-iv^g before Elector. Day.
“The Brookings report,” accoiu .g to expert n dical economists
on the Committee for the Nation’s Health, “is nothinx less than bias
parading as science. This attack aga national health insurance which
would bring adequate medial care within the reach of ew’ry worker and
his family is part of a ^rer attack again the social s arity system
“The T\ xk' :s irt rmterd- to foe in ar. partial way the
two natio n, health p.a.ns r.rat were aU.r? Conj,^-_. The National
Health Insurance bill, endorsed by this committee, the AFL, medical,
professional, farm, veterans and wo n grot work on the American
system of insurance. Each worker c^-.d get full medical care for him
self and his family from the doctor of nis choice. It would end our
present health crisis.
“The other bill, sponsored by Sectors Taft and E^", as a ‘political
substitute’ was favored by the Bro k ngs report, in :.. e with the re
actionary views of its leading author, despite the fact that it offers
medical err- only to those v +o take a par.: Jr’s oath. Instead of
adequate iica! care, all tn^ sur^iitute bill off_._ the American work
er is ‘poor man’s medicine.’ Yet this is the bill which the Brookings
Inst? .tion, under Meriam’s ‘in partial’ study, favors.” 1
L.e Committee for the Nairn’s Health pointed to Federal Security
Administrator Ewing’s recent report to the President as a sound health
program. The 10-year program is based on the recommendations made
by Cruikshank and representatives of the other group at the National
Health Assembly last spring. In his report, Ewing i lared that na
tional health insurance is the best way to bring adequate medical care
within the reach of all.
ISTHMIAN SIGNS WITH SIU
New York (LPA)—Last of Am
erica’s great non-union maritime
operators has capitulated to de
mands of the Seafarers Infl Un
ion-AFL for a 2-year contract
granting pay hikes equal to those
on other lines. Stipulations of the
signed agreement will force Isth
mian to pay wages and overtime
Retroactive to Aug. 17 to jibe with
previous increases won from other
operators. First break in manage
ment’s line came after Seafarers
had “job-actioned” the Mis
Company’s SS Del Norte.
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UNION GROWTH CONTINUES
Washington (LPA) American
workers are continuing to flock to
unions, despite the restrictions of
the Taft-Hartley law, an NLRB re
port issued last week showed. In
August, 71% of the 39,039 workers
voting in collective bargaining rep
resentation elections said they want
a union. Union members, 253,594
of them, voted for the union shop
in board polls. The NLRB also
noted that during August it reduc
ed its backlog of pending cases by
12%. But the board still has 10,
371 disputes waiting settlement.
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