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PICKETS BRAVE COLD IN W. E. STRIKE Slain in Bavaria PHONE UNION PUTS OFF STRIKE FOR A MONTH CHURCHILLS ARRIVE FOR VACATION .-i ■JI'VW ■■' | .— - JUST BEFORE 8,000 W. E. INSTALLATION WORKERS returned to their jobs and brought coast to coast telephone service back to normal, two mem bers of the Association of Communication Equipment Workers, affiliated with the National Federation of Telephone Workers, kept warm with the aid of blankets as they spent the night picketing the main telephone •vi hanee in New York City. fInternational) « Ready tor Reconversion • f ...........— 11 - ^ It’s no trick to read the thoughts of outfielder Harry Walker,' left, and pitcher Howie Krist as they discuss civilian plans at; Fort Dix separation center. They’re both ready for St. Louis < " Cardinals’ training camp, * The Heat's On J Lou Boudreau obviously feels p diathermy treatment on || ankle given him by Dr. m Charles Alexander at Har- m vey, 111. Cleveland’s short- §1 stopping manager broke it J late last season, will be back || on two good pins this spring, g This Funny World — — James Mack y MeNau*ht Syndicate, Inc.—<© Americas •______ Q “Daughter wants ‘a gob of green to buy some dazzle dust and pucker r paint.’ Is that good?” V j ... AMONG the trio of AMG officers identified as victims of a murderer or murderers in Passau, Germany, was Major Everett S. Cofran (above), of Washington, military governor of the district. Also hacked and burned to death at the same time were Capt. Adrian Wes sler, New Rochelle, N. Y, and Lt Stanley Rosewater, Jr., Omaha, Neb. Army intelligence officers state the trio were investigating a black market food ring. U. S. Army Air Forces photo. (International) Glamor Chock-up CAREFULLY using a tape measure, Lucie Clayton, head of the Manni quins Legion in London, checks the facts and figures of one of the Eng lish models who left her glamor ca-1 reer to cover a war job. From where we look, the war industry job didn’t hurt the model’s charms the slightest bit (International) Cements Relations GETTING along famously in Eng land are Mrs. Arthur Vandenburg, wife of the U. S. Senator from Michigan and a delegate to the UNO Assembly, and four-months old Philip Woodall. While her hus band attended conference sessions, Mrs. Vandenberg met the baby during a social service survey in London. (International) MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD (above) of the National Federation o* Telephtme Washington, postponed for thirty days a strike of 250,000 phone employees ^ g a commuAications the requirements of the coohng-off law. This decision reverse George Duval, Eastern Regional blackout on the nation “possibly within 24 to 48 hours ‘Seated (L to •> member; Carter W. Werkau, member, Washington, D. C.; John C. CruU,St. Louis, Mo., Southern j. j. Moran, Pitts secretary-treasurer, Chicago, 111.; Joseph A.Beirne, Washington, D- •• P Ernest Weaver (left), Chi burgh, Pa., vice-president, NFTW; Frances V. Smith, Detroit, Mic. •international Soundphata) eago. 111., and Frank Fitzsimmons, president, WE Employees Assn.__ ' __ UAW DELEGATES VOTE TO ACCEPT PANEL PAY PLAN SOME OF THE 200 DELEGATES of the General Motors council of the CIO United Auto Workers are pictured as they voted in Detroit, Mich., to accept President Truman’s fact-finding board recommendations for a 19 % «ents-an-hour wage increase and the reinstatement of the UAW war-time contract with General Motors. The company was given until Jan. 21 to agree, or the union would again demand the thirty percent originally asked. A difference of six cents an hour separated the disputants. (International Soundyhoto) I SEA STORM VICTIMS AWAIT TRANSFER TO CARRIER ON THE DEBRIS-UTTERED DECK on the transport Athos II, two passengers injured in the severe storm that crippled the vessel await transfer in the Azores to the carrier Enterprise. Aboard the transport during the storm were 212 Wacs who were ordered below to serve aS ballast when the Athos rolled 61 degrees. The group I was also shifted to the Enterprise for the trip back to the United States. (International) SECOND SESSION OF 79th CONGRESS AT OPENING WITH STRIKE LEGISLATION and other vital measures awaiting their attention, only a scattering of r men were in their seats—as the picture shows—when the second session of the 79thCongress on JLaiP68*" holiday recess. President Truman’s “state of the union” message is due Thursday. FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Winston Churchill in company win Mrs. Churchill is pictured in front of a battery of microphones fcl. lowing their arrival in New York aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth After a press conference, at which the British leader urged that the secret of the atomic bomb be closely guarded “until the UNO can estafc. lish proper controls,” the Churchills left for Miami where they will vacation as guests of CoL Frank Clarke of Canada. (.International) Rocky Road to Smooth Riding wvm'r.r.rr..w. It’s a rough and rocky road that 1946 automobile models have to travel in tests at the Ford Motor Co., laboratory plot at Dearborn, Mich. However, any weaknesses revealed are reported to the jL engineering department, which tries to correct them. Atomic Bomb "Guinea Pig ? The 18,000-ton German heavy cruiser, Prince Eugen, abovtj reported due in the United States soon to become, according ^ Navy, “the subject of study and experimentation.” Rep0J't'^ the warship may be used for atomic bomb tests have no confirmed. The ship is shown under guard of Danish tr v Copenhagen. LOST: 57,221,079 Man-Days of Work Figures on picket signs indicate number of man-days lost through strikes and lockouts. involved: 1943 1,981,279 G? X r'-k 1945 1 1325,000 In” the last three years, America’s production has l°st jjo*1 57,221,079 man-days from strikes and lockouts. Chart a j the breakdown. In 1943 there were 3752 work stopP3®„i’0f shut' 1944 and 4660 (estimated) in 1945. Although 1944 s tow* ^ downs is larger than 1945’s, the latter lost more man-a . bigger unions were involved.