Charleston Gazette in Charleston, West-Virginia
3 Jun 1944

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3 Jun 1944

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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Charleston, West Virginia Circulation in West Virginia the Charleston Gazette the state of the associated Preiti established 1887. Five cents. Partly Cloudy today and continued warm scattered thundershowers in afternoon. Charleston West Virginia saturday morning june 3, 1944.__________________________12 pages. Yanks shuttle to Russia male workers Given tighter War Job curb priority referral ruling extended to Blanket entire country Washington june practically ail the nation s male workers were placed under strict new Job controls today As the War manpower commission moved to Channel More labor into War industries. Extending its priority referral plan to Blanket the country wac ordered that beginning july 1 All men except farm workers must Clear through the u. S. Employment service in seeking jobs. 5nly men referred by the employment ser vice May be hired although Busi Nesses with eight or less employees Are not affected. Job applicants will be assigned to top priority War jobs wherever they exist. " the plan will make it possible for a worker anywhere in the country to take his most useful place on Industrial firing Paul v. Mcnutt War manpower chairman said. Already in effect in about a dozen critical Arbor shortage the referral program was extended by Mcnutt under president Roose velt s executive order establishing the War manpower commission. It authorizes the recruitment of work ers and referral to jobs in which they Are most needed. On voluntary basis Mcnutt emphasized that while the referral program is on a Volun tary basis it will be difficult for workers to get jobs unless they Clear through the employment ser vice. On the other hand workers will not be referred. To employers who do not cooperate he said. An act Rte National shortage of male labor in certain types of Industry made expansion of the re ferral program necessary Mcnutt said. He added he had been most disturbed because Over optimism with respect to an Early ending of the War had caused Many workers in essential Industry to Transfer to peacetime jobs. Among industries most urgently in need of workers he listed foun dries and forge shops rubber and tire production ship repair and lumbering and logging. Shortages Are developing in the textile Field in Coal mining and electronic equipment production it was added. Assignments offered j the new that Job seekers will be offered assign a ments in the order of importance of the Job to the War. Workers will be Given the widest Choice consistent with the War Effort in the acceptance of jobs. An applicant May be referred to a non essential Job under these conditions if he is not needed for an Essen tial Job in the area if he is not adaptable to an essential Job out Side the area or if there is undue hardship special emergency circumstances or other Good cause. Wac also ordered the establish ment of employment ceiling pro Grams and manpower priority committees in All the 184 group one and two areas of serious labor shortage. These Are already set up in some of the areas. The purpose of ceiling programs is to fix the number of men a Spe 2 col. A University chief said under fire by associated press the reorganized Board of Gover nors at West Virginia University is scheduled to meet in two weeks and among other things consider a Suc Cessor to president Charles e. Law All of the University persistent but unconfirmed reports stated Here last night. Gov. M. M. Neely who thursday replaced the chairman and one other member of the Board declined to comment on the reports. Board members in the City also declined to be quoted but in High circles it was repeatedly said that the Board would take some action about a president and possibly about some other faculty members at the projected meeting in Morgantown. President Arthur b. Koontz of Charleston and col. I. C. Greer publisher representing the 2d congressional District on the Board whose terms had expired were replaced thursday night by Townsend of Charleston and John h. Hoffman of Morgantown. Previously Neely had accepted the resignation of it John b. Hob Litzell jr., of Parkersburg and shifted f. M. Mclntosh jr., of Spencer from member at Large to 4th District member. He then named mrs. Vic Tor Shaw of Fairmont As member at please turn to Pace 2 col. Roosevelt slip discloses hell seek 4th term by Rose Mckee Washington june of Congress disclosed that president Roosevelt by a slip of the Tongue at a White House reception today revealed that he is a candidate for a 4th term. He was quoted As asking a candidate for president Are you going to run against me this the slip was said to have occurred As the president greeted a congressional delegation including rep. William Lemke r. N. Union party candidate for president in 1936. According to others present or. Roosevelt asked Lemke How Are you. Bill Are you going to run against me this it was the first instance con Gressional leaders observed that the president has indicated in any Way that he had made up his mind to run this time himself. A second after he asked the revealing question the president in what members of the congressional party interpreted As a Quick attempt at said maybe neither one of us had better run this the remark evoked general laughter and the question of the 4th term was not pursued As members of the party gathered around the chief executive. One member however told or. Roosevelt. We need you More than Ever this s 5th rips Rome defences bombers lash Cross Channel zone by Howard Berry professor wins cuban election Ramon Gran san Martin beats Batista group Havana. June Ramon Grau san Martin University of Havana professor won the presi Dency of Cuba in yesterday s elec Tion despite opposition from four parties supporting the government of president Batista. Or. Carlos Saladrigas former prime minister and personal Friend of Batista conceded defeat today and congratulated or. Grau. Or. Grau who served As president of Cuba in five hectic months of 1933-34 and has been with the opposition Ever since. Immediately made a radio address calling for a unified Cuba in support of the Al lied nations. He asserted i parly s willing Ness to forget partisan disputes and work together for a cuban program and praised president Batista s direction of yesterday s elections As fair honest and peaceful. Meanwhile on the basis of three fifths of the vote in Havana City the government coalition of four parties acknowledged that its Candi Date was trailing the incumbent Raoul Menocal for the Mayo ship the second cuban Post in import to John Baker White Dies at Rupert col. John Baker while 75, former member of the state Board of control Veteran of the Spanish american War and world War i and a Charleston lawyer for Many years died of a heart attack yesterday at his summer Camp eight Miles from Rupert Greenbrier county. The body is at the Wallace Wallace mortuary at East rain Elle pending funeral arrangements. Born aug. 24, 1868, he was the eldest son of capt. Christian Streit and Bessie Shultze White of Romney. His father served four years with Gen. Stonewall Jack son and Gen. Jubal Early and was later clerk of the county court of Hampshire county

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