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'Lite-a-Bumper' For Safety By FORREST R. ZELLMER Safety Chairman Junior Chamber of Commerce Mr. Marion W. Trowbridge, head of the Maricopa County Chapter of the National Safety Council, was recently saved from a very serious accident by Scotch- GRAPHICHART How Controls Affected Wages And Prices t -• Wage and salary controls have been dropped by White House order. Prices on WHAT HAPPENED TO WAGE RAISES most consumer items may move freely. Charts show what happened under controls. UNDER CONTROL AND DECONTROL Why Controls How Decontrol What May Happen Possible Risk I ,r—l, , Are Dropped Affects Economy To Wages, Prices Os Decontrol | E ,r..°. R . s , I S BS - 69 : - - (Gross Weekly Earnings) « Prices - H IIBI JlaßiiiHH Essisa * ! Administration feels Decontrol removes ar- Unions can now ask If Korean war should jjiztt gpEj jEZmj EpjSj gziSj ; U.S. economy is strong, tificial economic de- and try to get any spread, prices would SMS P-s 5--a SzS B-g S—s danger of inflationary vices and reduces U.S. wages in competition be almost certain to si —is si-isl shs s— at ifi-ai S-51 af-sl crisis is fading. Whole- interference with nor- of open market. Some Jump as they did when 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 sale prices are down, mal economic laws. It prices may rise, others the outbreak came in - savings are up. Food may bring a period of may fall. No economic 1950. That is why some This shows how average wee | t | y wages continued upward under j prices are dropping, economic instability, upset is expected, want standby controls. controls. Strikes or strike threats forced most steel wage raises. |- - ■ 11 11 11 r 1 ■ 1 • - 1 HOW CONTROLS AFFECTED CONSUMER PRICE INDEX I I H MA^ FAC ™ RIN< ?I $72 . 36 1 . - , (Gross Weekly Earnings) $64.88 |g-=n ; »>, —n ■ . ■ ■. T mwg' ■ 3 K WSSSSnSSt ►« kvmlHß ► $43.82 $^ 7 & “ HI h a ; Decontrol Starts •♦******—****** ***** H>, » _ Pi! IPI Bi fiHi Bi 225 Nov. 9,1946 [~ FISST B BHBEBEBEEHHHi fcMMrRM ... —a: llniiiiiilinl fUtS 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 j S t V I' 190.7 This shows how average weekly wages in manufacturing followed V ''\ ?■' steel pay upward during the period of 1951-52 wage controls. \sr\ /VAII/7// 1 HOW DECONTROLLED RENTS INCREASED - m ,50 - r 1 ■■ jr / -5m j|f! I i rent / _ U -S„vu««--- ■'HViaiifa iHEHESI- 4 : 139.5 I; ECONOMY 1:1 »Tm "V"kONOM¥ S(|l 145,3 45% | ’ I , 20 \ 30% , i ( ,00 I Itllli rMn 7 ' 95 .~ l!!!2!i£i Lil . [ill Ej i i 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 t 1951 4 ■► 4 1952 ———♦ Birmingham. Los Angeles Milwaukee J Chicago Prices loomed after controls were dropped in 1946, due mostly to pent-up demand for goods. After Renfs f or moderate-income families went up from 30 to 45 per I Korean war started, inflationary pressures brought controls back in January, 1951. Prices continued cen t in Uq sos 4 econ fr o > f or t h re e cities shown above, upward, leveled off, then started falling in 1952. Rents moved slowly upward at bottom of price index. Largest increases were in dwellings renting for S3O a month. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. FOOD PRICES UNDER CONTROL AND DECONTROL . , , , CONTROLS AND PRICE SUPPORTS mcHmuk butter|.,i i:. . i :: i , 1 »Ver (furt gifgf ■■ ■ 25.5 c i 85—„|i?l||l£ai: wage-price controls 25 "fi-i'• t"" :"Tt-fijilDec on. ;; |M3cl .. Millions fgfi . a wTTtlmTtTriisalgi !* 11 StMl m ”f 4 q y e/ ; 1946 '47 '4B '49 'SO 1951 1852 1916 ’47 ’4B ’49 'SB 1951 1952 t 3 tg |u Rent m ROUND STEAK FF I r 169.6 c I CHUCK. ROAST Per Poßttd!do 7_| B Det i ™'-IVNiH|ft3d"" 1827e 1 : "' ; , TZ 1 90• ——“-l—' — 5c » ;wp ri ■ : : : ■jjhrc Last year the Economic Stabilization Agency spent $98.4 mil -50 1 737 kM~ il ”'j ™"" y" g22c .:=••»• I'l» on in administrative and other costs in maintaining controls. = 1 l^^.l c .!. s 4L^ s .lsm9 g M '47 ’4B V ’SO 1951 1952 3 ° 1946 "47 ''4B '49 '56 ; ' COFFEE |:| n c -! lEer| BREAD II I f 8159 Is Eg IB p™ Per Poona " rs -'l:vl®**- 16 IHrai* Loaf 5 $147 Ip $78.3 Is IS IB ftf *' 70 •••■■w.-- — —-rt- - '-‘■l - .. .. .. ..«a2 c ■ Dec ****.' jgrgzsj: crc-sn |tg=3 EblrzS •■V •' ; • :y ife' t3i|f f"I c=fTT»!3ni? f |49 7e '• I " Bv::'!;:;; 10 -T-- “L li? . 50—r|44_9c!^ C ->- 1 1— „ j,, IT H J:i :i:p ; 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 40 33&KT797nT TtH ' ] wsTHJ fA I *0 iftiiiLxfiiwt • . : :: ~i~~ 3U I Hi;r*r j !■ ] « ITI Losses far outbalance profits in U.S. farm price support program. 1946 ’47 '4B '49 *SO 1951 1952 0 1946 ’47 *4B *49 ’SO 1951 1952 Surpluses are now increasing. Exports are down, prices are !,■ ,i I. ■ ... —— declining. U.S. may have to buy more farm products to keep These are average food prices in Chicago. Prices varied in different localities of U.S., but up and • them off market. Now has $2.4 billion in loans and inventories. j down trends were much the same throughout the nation. Many prices reached new peaks under controls. . | ~ , - - - - - ■■■— By Tom P. Barrett Chicago SUN-TIMES Syndicate ♦ Economy lite. Mr. Trowbridge was return ing from a Safety meeting in Globe when he rounded a curve and noticed a red glow in the cen ter of the road. He slid to a stop only a few feet from the back of a car that had been disabled by a previous wreck. “Without Scotch lite on the rear bumper of that car, I would have been another statistic myself. This highly re flective tape is one of the finest ARIZONA StJN now Safety devices of the decade, and I personally wish every car in Arizona were stripped with it for the safety of us all. The $1 cost is the cheapest insurance against accidents a man can buy today. The Union Oil Dealers in this area should be commended for applying this Jaycee spon sored material as a public ser ice.” “LITE-A-BUMPER” for Safety !is a nationwide Junior Chamber I Safety Project and all profits go | for their other civic projects. Made !of millions of tiny red beads of | glass, this highly reflective tape ! on a rear bumper, can be seen TO I per cent faster than normal tail- I | lights. “LITE-A-BUMPER” for Safety i i at any Union Oil Station for only | 1 $1 —do it today!!! FRIDAY, MARCH 6; 1953 Hurry To Table! Follow these steps to perfection in broiling lamb chops. Arran the chops on the broiler rack so the top surface of the chops is ' 2 to 3 inches from the heat. When ! that side is brown (about 6 minutes j for 1 inch chops) season, turn and i finish cooking on the second side. | Season, then hurry the chops to ! the table.