Steel Strike Remains
In Stalemate, With No
Peace Moves Planned
fty the Associated Press
PITTSBURGH. Oct. 7—The
Nation’s week-old steel strike to
day was just where it started, with
nobody lifting a hand in the work
stoppage of nearly 500,000 CIO
No union-management confer
ences were scheduled and Presi
dent Truman indicated at a news
conference no immediate Govern
ment efforts to settle the strike
Government officials took the
position that .the steel strike, un
like the coal situation, offers no
immediate crisis. Any Govern
ment efforts to settle the steel
dispute seem likely to await the
Government’s efforts to obtain
some sort of agreement in the coal
walkout in mediation meetings
starting in Washington today.
strike Effects Felt.
The steel strike began last Sat
urday after the United States
Steel Corp., which usually sets
the industry contract pattern, re
fused to grant the union’s demand
for non-contributory pensions.
Even if the steel strike is not
yet regarded as having reached a
crisis stage, the walkout, along
with that of the soft coal miners,
was making itself felt in several
parts of the Nation.
A University of Pittsburgh sur
vey showed business in the Pitts
burgh district had dropped to
within 19 per eent of the 1935-39
average, the lowest figure since
July 1, 1946. It had slipped nearly
20 per cent in a week, with pro
duction, originating shipments and
retail trade all taking sharp drops.
Railroad Lays Off 550.
The Bessemer & Lake Erie Rail
road laid off 550 employes, saying
the steel and coal strikes had
“practically eliminated” its busi
Work on a Federal flood control
project at Bradford, Pa., was held
up when contractors found them
selves unable to get steel pilings.
Many ore boats lay idle up and
down the Great Lakes. Thirteen
vessels awaited unloading in Cleve
land. and others in Erie, Pa., and
at other ports.
More steel shutdowns took place
as the crippling strike spread in
Fabricating Plant Closed.
The Philadelphia Hardware and
Malleable Iron Works,, a steel fab
ricating plant, was closed by a
walkout—the first Diant of its sort
to be affected in the Philadelphia
area. It employs about 150
Strikes at the Harrisburg Steel
Co. and the Central Iron & Steel
Co., both at Harrisburg, Pa., were
called for midnight tonight. The
companies have 1,160 workers.
Like the larger companies, they
refused to grant pensions for
workers without contributions
from the workers themselves—the
reason for the union’s strike
against the industry.
Mostly the strike was unmarked
by disturbances. However, steel
workers doubled their picket lines
at Inland Steel’s plant in East
Chicago, In<L, after a row with
company officials. Pickets there
kept Leland B. Luellen, assistant
general superintendent, and J. L.
Ridinger, safety director, from
entering the property. Plant
guards called city police but after
a 30-minute argument the steel
officials gave up efforts to enter.
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the committee that my condition
is unchanged? * * *
“Couldn’t you Just tell them that
there need be no more examina
tions? I am so weary and worn
with all this that I should be deep
By the time the foot of the cal
endar was reached, and Miss
Schiek’s bill came up officially
again. Senator McCarthy had
dropped his demand to $40,000. He
said she held a $2,600-a-year job
before the war.
“She cannot now work at that
Job. The amount of $40,000 would
mean much less than half her
earnings over the period of life ex
pectancy. * •*
“It is not a charity case, he
said.” It is the paying of a debt
to this girl. We should not pay her
less than we owe her. The Nation—
I say the Nation, not the Senate—
would be dishonest if it paid her
less than it owed her.”
Kilgore Leads Rebuttal.
Senator Kilgore led the rebuttal
forces. He said a $25,000 award
by Congress would be equivalent
to a $50,000 award by a court,
as she would have no attorney
fees to pay. „ , , . .
“This is the way I feel about
the matter, Mr. President,” Sena
tor Kilgore continued. "I hate to
have claimants set their sights
now on $40,000, then on $50,000
and then on $100,000. * * *
“We must realize that we can
not presuppose malice on the part
of the Government. * * * We
have only the word of one doctor
against that of another.”
Senator KilgOre concluded:
“So I urge Senators to be care
ful. If we are to start raising
our sights and jacking things up
let us be prepared to bear the
consequences: and let no Sen
ator who votes for this amend
ment ever yell ‘economy’ in my
Time was running out. Sen
ator Hill, Democrat, of Alabama,
thought Senator McCarthy should
make way for the business of the
day, although he was on»of those
who had sided with the Wisconsin
lawmaker earlier in the debate.
“we have been most gracious in
trying to help him in connection
with the bill in which he is inter
ested, and we have been most
sympathetic in that connection,”
Desperately the Senate sought
to extricate itself from the dead
lock. Should-the bill be temporar
ily laid aside? Should there be a
“Little did I realize” Senator
Lucas complained sadly, “that we
would get into a situation of this
It was 7:30 p.m. when Senator
Fulbright east the final killing J
veto. "Mr. President,” he said for
U. N. Plan to Restrict
A-Bomb to Use Against
By fh« Associated Press
LAKE SUCCESS. Oct. 7.—A
plan to ban use of the atomic
bomb except against a nation
tagged by the United Nations as
an aggressor was reported under
discussion in the UN. today.
Informed sources said the pro
posal has been talked about in
several delegations but that
nothing definite has taken shape
The plan was reported as dele
gates of six countries held a three
hour and 50 minute secret session
on atomic energy.
The result of that session, re
ports indicated, was that the basic
East-West split on fundamental
issues on atomic control stands
To Meet Again Thursday.
A communique issued by the
U.N. merely .said the conferees
would meet again next Thursday.
Atomic-conscious delegates are
discussing a variety of proposals.
The scheme to put the atomic
bomb under a U. N. ban, to be
used only on orders of the United
Nations, was one of the latest to
come up in the talks. An authori
tative source said this proposal
was not discussed at the long and
secret meeting of the six coun
tries—the United States, Russia,
France, Britain, China and
Soviet hints of a new plan for
curtailing world armaments were
mulled over today by high west
ern diplomats. One American said
he expected the Russian plan
would be the “same old stufl.”
U. S. Won’t Change Stand.
President Truman made it clear
to his news conference in Wash
ington that the United States’
position on atomic control will
not be changed now.
Delegates here are awaiting with
interest next Tuesday’s meeting of
the United Nations Security Coun
cil. where Soviet Deputy Foreign
Minister Jakob A. Malik has said
jhe will put up his promised pro
posals on disarmament.
In the past, the Russians have
always insisted atomic control and
arms limitation go together. Dele
gates here speculated that Mr.
Malik may be ready to offer some '
new plan affecting atomic energy
more than it affects limitations on
cannon, pistols, warships, planes
and" other conventional weapons.
the second time, “I ask that the
bill be passed over.” Senator Mc
Carthy objected. He said Sena
tor Fulbright promised earlier he
would not object—would allow a
vote on the bill.
“But,” said Senator Fulbright,
“it is obvious now that we cannot
obtain a vote on it.”
Senator Kilgore quickly solved
this problem of legislative eti
quette. "Mr. President,” he said,
“in order to avoid embarrassment
on the part of any Senator, I ob
And so HR 3300—“A Bill to Pro
vide for the Relief of Mary Thom
as Schiek”—was dead for the day.
There might be a tomorrow. There
would certainly be another calen
dar call before the end of the
session. Next time, perhaps, Sen
ator McCarthy might decide to
take $25,000 for Miss Schiek, and
let it go at that. Or he might con
ceivably persuade all his col
leagues that she was entitled to
He might even bring the bill
onto the floor in regular session
where no veto applies, and flght it
out in a full-scale debate. Pro
vided, that is, the Democratic
leadership ever could be per
suaded to accept such a proposi
tion in these busy days.
And then, of course, there was
always another year coming up—
another session of Congress
The wheels of Justice, mean
while, seemed to be grinding
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