Page 1 of Mar 31 1940 Issue of Charleston Gazette in Charleston, West Virginia

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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1940, Charleston, West Virginia V largest circulation in West Virginia the Charle s ton Gaz e the the state Nevis paper associated press Neils and wire photo established 1887. Major changes in Wanner act urged in House far reaching amendments asked in report released by probes asserts 17 revisions would Correct wrongs present Board is branded overzealous in cases under jurisdiction Washington March majority of the Smith committee re porting on its investigation of the labor Board told the House today that Amend ment of the Wagner act at this Congress session was imperative to Correct wrongs that Are being perpetrated daily upon Indus try labor and the general word report chairman Smith a a and rep. Halleck Rind and Routzohn a Ohio Field a 60.000 word re Charleston West Virginia. Sunday morning March 31, 1940. Saved by children five cents. Generally fair warmer today monday fair. Accusing the present Board of Over zealousness and predatory encroachment on Basic rights. Majority previously had submitted in the form of a Bill the proposed amendments which included substitution of a new Board for the present three Man Agency separation of the Board s prosecuting and judicial functions and other changes in Board procedure. The report filed today summarized the testimony received at lengthy hearings and explained the majority s reasons for recommending the amendments. The other two1 members of the investigating com Healey a mass and Murdoch a Utah the recommendations contending that they would seriously impair the act the majority said it had not at tempted to Brand the Board with any such scathing As had been used by William Green i Al president and John l. Cio president. Raps or Elcott Board j Green told the committee that the act had been administered contrary to both its spirit and letter i and said the Board had been any thing but a judicial f the committee quoted Lewis having told last year s Cio Conven j Tion that when administration. Thwarts development and main ten i Ance of. Stable Industrial relations i it becomes necessary to consider whether benefits of the Law out weigh the dangers which its administration if dicta upon organized noting that one amendment would forbid the Board to order reinstatement of an employee who had engaged in wilful violence his employer s property the majority said this would simply write into the Law the supreme court s decision outlawing sit Down strikes. New York March Hanft is free today because a Little boy and a Little girl walked into Federal court and said tearfully that their daddy is the Good est in the world. Hanft 44, sentenced with 30 others to a year and a Day for bootlegging. Court had recessed. In an empty aisle stood Erwin Hanft 10, holding his sister Rhoda 5, by the hand. They wanted to know what had happened to daddy. Court attaches called Federal judge Robert a. Inch Back to the Bench. My daddy is the Good est i Ever said Erwin. They lie. He Ain t no Bootlegger. He s a wonderful daddy. He makes us Good meals. He s swell really my mom s he added As he and Rhoda began to cry. Turkey said backing allies by agreeing to throw open Dardanelles to warships Britain hints policy shift neutrality j judge Inch recalled sentence. Hanft to the court and suspended think fast monday s your Day Chicago March is april fools Day and the Telephone company sent oat warnings tonight just in Case a flock of people As usual get urgent requests to Call or. Fox or or. Barker or any of the old names. Also to help protect the in tended victims of practical joke sters the operator will break in and ask Are you calling a the too

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