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THE SUNDAY STAR
Washington. D. C.
SUNDAY. MARCH 2'. lIt.VS
Reuther Is Hopeful
Os Winning Annual
Wage Without Strike
By the Associated Pre»s
CLEVELAND, Mar. 26.—Walter
Reuther, head, of the CIO and
its big Auto Workers’ Union, said
today he sees a good chance of
winning the guaranteed annual
wage from the auto industry this
year without a strike.
But he pledged that his union,
which Mr. Reuther said is the
Nation's largest labor organiza
tion. with a claimed 1.5 million
members, will win the year
around pay plan one way or an
other. with or without a strike.
"I guess I’m a born optomist,”
he told reporters. “I think our
case is so good we’ll be able to
convince them at the bargaining
table. But make no mistake
about it. our members will walk
out if the auto companies won't
guarantee us 52 weeks’ pay a
year.”
Convention Opening
Mr. Reuther’s news conference
came on the eve of the United
Auto Workers' biennial conven
tion. with delevates arriving in a
snowstorm for tomorrow’s open
ing session.
New contract negotiations with
General Motors and Ford, the
auto industry giants, start in
early April, a few days after the
convention closes. The guaran
teed wage plan, or guaranteed
employment plan as Mr. Reuther
prefers to call it, is the main
issue. The showdown is expected
in June when existing contracts
expire.
Wants Full Weekly Pay
The union wants the auto in
dustry to guarantee full five-day
pay every week of the year. Mr.
Reuther said it's not that the
workers want pay for idleness,
they want to be kept fully em
ployed. He said it should cost
auto makers nothing if they
regularize production some
thing, he said, that would sta
bilize the entire economy if gen
erally adopted.
Mr. Reuther said he expects
the convention to authorize a
proposed $5 monthly increase in
the present $2.50 monthly dues
to boost the union's present $7
million strike fund to $25 mil
lion by June.
State Bank of Chile
Paralyzed by Strike
By the Associated Press
SANTIAGO, Chile. Mar. 26.
Activities of the State Bank of
Chile were paralyzed today by a
walkout of 2,500 employes. The
dispute was attributed to “ad
ministrative grievances” without
relation to salaries.
The principal government
banking institution operates in
Santiago and Valparaiso. The
powerful Banking Federation of
employes reportedly has threat
ened to call a national strike
unless the dispute is resolved.
Teachers to Hear
Science Study Panel
Teachers of Washington area
private schools will hear a panel
discussion on attracting more
science students at 8 p.m. to
morrow at Sidewell Friends
School.
Speakers will include Donald
Bramford, graduate dean, Uni
versity of Maryland; Francis E.
Johnston, George Washington
University, and Dr. Raymond J.
Seeger. acting director of the
National Science Foundation.
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Peress Declines Comment
On Probe Over Discharge
By the Associated Pr#n
NEW YORK. Mar. 26.—Dr.
Irving Peress said today he is
“not inclined" to comment on
the recent Senate probe into why
the Army promoted him and
gave him an honorable discharge.
The central figure in the run
ning controversy between Sena
tor McCarthy, Republican, of
Wisconsin, and Army Secretary
Stevens, is conducting a dental
practice in New York.
Senator McClellan, Democrat,
of Arkansas, chairman of the
Permanent Investigations sub
committee that conducted the
probe, had indicated peress would
be called as a witness. Hdwever,
Dr. Peress was not called.
Since his controversial dis
charge February 2, 1954, Peress
has carried on his pre-Army rou
tine of working in his Manhat
tan dental office to which he
commutes from his home in
Queens.
Police Kill Fleeing Burglar
As Partner Escapes
By the Associated Press
BALTIMORE, Mar. 26. A
policeman surprised two burglars
coming out of the back door
of a tavern with their loot here
early today and killed one of
them as they ignored his com
mand to halt, police reported.
Shot to death was a 19 or 20
year-old colored man not im
mediately identified. The other
one got away.
Daniel L. Chaflman, a proba
tionary city patrolman, said he
spotted the two burglars as he
checked the back door of the
tavern about 3:40 am.
Two boxes they were carry
ing contained whisky, chewing
gum and automatic pencils.
William Serra, owner of the
tavern, reported $343 in cash
was taken. Only $21.20 was
found on the slain man.
46 Naturalized Japanese
Paying Washington a Visit
Forty-six Japanese, naturalized
within the past year, arrived
yesterday to tour the Capital.
It was the first visit here for
many of them.
One was from Honolulu, four
from Seattle and the others from
the Los Angeles area. Their tour
is being sponsored by the Jap
anese Chamber of Commerce of
Southern California. It includes
four days here and trips to New
York, Philadelphia, Boston, Ni
agara Falls. Chicago and Detroit.
The party is traveling by air
liner.
Although their citizenship is
new, they have lived in the
United States for periods ranging
up to 40 years.
Dr. Charles A. Tass
Named to Tolls Group
Dr. Charles A. Tass. associate
j professor of transportation at
the University of Maryland, has
been named to the American
Tolls Committee of the St.
Lawrence Seaway Development
Corp.
A consultant to the Defense
Department, Dr. Tass was ap
pointed by the American and
Canadian seaway officials at a
meeting in the Pentagon.
Peru Is Discussion Topic
Carlos Gibson, commercial
counselor of the Peruvian Em
bassy, will discuss Peru, its hopes
and aspirations, at an open
forum at 8 p.m. tomorrow at St.
Peter Center, 814 Seventh street
S.W.
' Progress' on New Battleship
Reversed as Use Is Studied
By John A. Giles
Construction of the battleship
Kentucky is progressing—back
ward.
A report to the HOuse Armed
Services Committee showed yes
terday that while the 45,000-ton
warship-to-be once was 73 per
cent complete, it is now only 55
per cent finished.
A committee aide explained
that much of the material once
placed aboard the battlewagon.
begun during World War 11, had
been diverted or scrapped.
SSO Million Spent.
A memorandum from Navy
Secretary Thomas said the serv
ice had spent between $45 million
and SSO million on the Kentucky
and it still doesn't know what it
will do with it. Questions about
the ship were raised during com
mittee hearings on the ship
building program. Chairman
Vinson asked Mr. Thomas to
report on plans for use or dispo
sition of the Kentucky.
Later Mr. Thomas supplied
the memo, which did not dis
close any plans for the ship’s
use, but which made the follow
ing points;
1. It costs about $5,000 an
nually to maintain the unfin
ished ship.
2. To complete the battleship
would cost approximately SBO
million. To finish it as a guided-
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