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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1960, Yuma, Arizona                             By JONES OSBORN On this day, six years ago, the famous Kohlcr strike began. Whatever else it may be, the Kohler strike cannot be a very bright mark for collective bar- gaining. It is America's oldest major strike. It began with violence on both sides and it has continued through six long years of bitterness. An injunction against mass picketing finally permitted the plumbeingware plan to reopen. It has continued to operate since the iirst 54 days of shutdown. Its work force is made up of former strikers and newly hired em- ployees. 10c THE SUN THE WEATHER nl.iy AND -THE-'YUM A' S'ENTINEL flrar. tixiay l Slightly unrm' ilnv M, low I'j tfi-fc Jlish lo- The United Auto Workers sunk 10 million dollars into strike benefits before telling strikers to find jobs elsewhere, late in 195G. Then the UAW tried a national boycott of Kohler products. An examiner for the National Labor Relations Board has found the company guilty of unfair labor practices A the strike. YUMA 81 PAGES PER COPY lOc YUMA, ARIZONA, TUESDAY. APRIL S, 1960 PHONE SU 3-3333 ARIZONA SENTINEL-VOL. 81 Striking South Af Million Dollar Shopping Center Is Startedin Yuma But at the same time he upheld the discharge of some employees for strike misconduct. The NLRB still has not made a decision. And the six-year strike rolls on. Yuma Co. Lauded for Efficiency "The operation of the county has been one of particular efficien- cy." This compliment has been paid to the Board of Supervisors of Yuma County by Dan E. Garvey, state examiner. The state examin- er's office recently completed an audit of Yuma County government records, covering an eight year period from 1950 to 195S. William C. Miles, chief deputy for the state examiner, wrote a few days ago'to the Yuma County Board of Supervisors as follows: "In compliance with your re- quest for an overall evaluation of findings in the recently com- pleted audit of Yuma County, it is.a pleasure to advise you that in the opinion of the'examiner the operation of the County has been one of particular efficiency. "Additionally, the sincere co- operation in the mechanization of accounting procedures has further improved the speed, accuracy, economy and business efficiency of county fiscal affairs. "The courtesy and cooperation of county officials is acknowledged and sincerely appreciated." Work Begins At Corner of 4th and 16th Work on a million-dollar shop- ping center at 4th Avenue and 16th Street started this morning. George Holmes, of Yuma and California, told The Sun that the center would have "around square feet and would cost some- where around SI million." Survey- ing was going on late this morn- ing and heavy equipment is ex- pected to start working tomorrow. The shopping center is to be lo- cated on the southeast corner of 4th Avenue and 16th Street. Holmes said that it would face both 4th Avenue and IGth Street. Three different families are in- volved in.the building project. These include Sam Applewhite Phoenix investment man: Lewis 0. Douglas, Tucson area rancher and former ambassador to En< land; and various members of the Holmes family. Holmes said thai Douglas wouk be in Yuma in a few days to lake part in a full fledged grounr breaking ceremony. The names ol all the tenants will be revealed 
                            

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