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The Sun (Newspaper) - August 1, 1947, Cincinnati, OhioRecord of a Congress h hich forgot the people Washington a up a Here m a Quick Check list of what the both Congress did to you and a summary of what it failed to do for you in its first session. The record is one on which the Republican leadership must stand in its Campaign in 1948. What Congress did to you enacted the Taft Hartley slave labor Law emasculating the Wagner act Banning the closed shop and placing new Power in the hands of corporations with which to curb unions. Passed a Tricky rent control act carrying a a voluntary 15% tent increase Quot clause for greedy landlords. Killed Price control and opa while retail prices Rose to new highs and corporation profits touched peaks far Over their Lush wartime Levels. Encouraged a Domestic a red. Scare Quot to take your mind of the High Cost of living and . Adventures in foreign affairs where i in our policy is to encourage every reactionary and evil Force if Only that Force promises to oppose Russia. What Congress failed to do refused to consider raising the minimum wage level from the present 40c an hour to 65-75c. Blocked Long Range Federal housing programs buried Hopes for veterans Homes. Filed away proposals for a fair employment practice act White the Senate ignored a House congressman drip by Yomen a he Sun a Liber Al 29 Era ered As second Csiss Nattei. June 30. 1944 at the Post office at Cincinnati a Ohio under the act of March 3. 1879 vol. 7 no. 15 passed Bill prohibiting the poll Low income workers and continue corporations while passing on tax. Tel Levy against both the Rich and. Minute savings to the family refused to consider health in the corporations. Twice passed a earning $30 a week. Each time us Ranee and medical Aid Bills. Gop Bill to Grant Relief to the j this Bill was vetoed by pres. Declined to extend the anti wealthy and the profit heavy 1 Truman Trust Laws to restrict monopolistic mergers. Failed to approve Federal Aid to education by lifting the level of Public education in the free Public schools. Stopped Hope of widening the social Security Laws to cover millions still protected by Federal statute. Bowed to the giant Power Trust in ignoring legislation for flood control measures such As Valley authority. Allowed Southern poll taxes Block Bills to make Lynching q \ q i 1-t 1 \ 9 \ r Federal offence. Q 30$ r ignored pleas to increase subsistence allowances for vet i an. Attending school under the f to v d to c/onsjj2g�-l-� auction that Wouita Penen toe August 1, 1947 a the Law looks at the Taft Hart Ley kill the Sun s informative column Quot the Law Quot is giving Sun readers a series of Brief Lothe Point articles on the Tail Hartley Bill which will provide useful knowledge to every Union Leader and member. Turn to Page 4 for Quot the Law Quot and follow these valuable articles each week. To. Toni a a Quot Quot a Bun 7 pm Nee now until we Nam Calls on i \ v in in ii a a to a councilman reports Nilvo ill ii Here Al lots vets housing should come because of the Bill. Before monkeys at the zoo local director of the 1 n a t i o n a 1 labor relations Board Martin Wagner has resigned in protest against the Taft Hartley Bill which he believes cannot be administered to promote Industrial peace or collective bargaining. While Wagner did not elaborate on his opinion his resignation was seen As one of the most severe indictments the Bill has received. He has been with the Norb most of the time since 1037 and is a thoroughly informed student from practical experience of Industrial Tela Lions and governments i part in them. He has won High respect in labor and management ranks for fairness. A i believe that a primary requisite of an official administering Laws is that he believe in those Laws a Wagner said in resigning sen. Robert a. Taft in Cincinnati this week saw no importance in the resignation he indicated to the press. Sen. Taft and sen Ball however managed to hold up approval of appointees to the new Norb top offices because of bitter opposition to one of the appointees who As a senator voted last year against the Case anti labor Bill. Meanwhile from various parts of the nation reports began to filter in of use of the new Law by employers in suits against unions j in san Francisco filling station owners charged a strike against them would a threaten the health and welfare of the full Impact of the Law is not expected for a year when Many existing contracts will be expiring. Its greatest damage will come after the next presidential warn. By Rollin h. Everett City councilman the Cincinnati zoological society is proposing that a. Bond is. 11 sue of $2,750,000 be approved by the voters for improvement of the and congressional elections nex but Ding of a Amphitheater there. A quest for wide fal should reactionary Candi spread Public support is underway. Dates be elected labor leaders serious thought should be 1--- Given to this proposal before any support is Lent to it. The zoo itis True is a spot which holds a spot of fondness in most hearts. And it is Desir i Able we have a Fine Well main a tamed zoo in Cincinnati j but these questions must be new York up it a editor amp a amp pcs Tongue clucking Over a j considered publisher spokesman for the free press is a recent develop-1 i. Should a Bond Issue Loim lords of the fifth estate is finally ment. Back in june before pass prove the housing of monkeys getting worried about what the age of the Taft Hartley Bill a amp a and other animals even be Coo Taft Hartley Law does to Freedom publisher James w. Brown was Side red until decent housing for of the press. J one of a group of the nations veterans and housing for Fame. I leading press magnates queried lies now in disgracefully sub its afraid a provision in the by Federated press slave Law aimed at preventing press behaviour 1 editor and publisher is worried now on whether Standard dwellings has been pro file labor press from speaking up they regarded the shackling of 1 video labor newspapers As a threat to on political issues May Boomerang Freedom a a he like the into an editorial blackout of the commercial press itself. 2. Should a private Board decide where Cincinnati s outdoor majority of his colleagues theater is to be located or continued on a go 5 i continued on Page 6 As it the Quot Little fellow Quot in Indian Hill that Martha Taft had mind Register now registration is running Over 90 a Day at the Board of elections officials there report. Yah is is better than a year ago and is seen As reflecting Reden ment of workers against the Taft Hartley Bill and Ether measures As Well As interest in this Falls City election. But even that rate must be greatly increased to bring out a really effective vote Pac leaders declare urging that All unregistered persons Register now. You must Register a if you have not voted in two years have changed your name or will reach the age of 21 by nov. 4. You must have lived in Ohio one year in the county 30 Days and precinct 28 Days by nov. 4 to Register. If you have moved since the last election you must change your registration. Sex service men and women should Check the Board of elections to see if they Are registered. The Board of elections 622 Sycamore Street is open from 8 30 a. M to 4 30 p. A until noon saturday registration continues until oct 6 when All polling places will be open from 10 a. M. To 2 p. M. And 4 p. M. To 9 p. M. For registrations a card issued to Cio stewards erroneously referred to the Date of election As nov. 5, 1946, and last Day of registration As oct. 7. See. Robert a. Tafts wife Martha who supplies the Charm for the senators drive for the presidency sought the hearts of the Hamilton county women a Republican club this week with a plea for the common people a the Little fellow who pays the mrs. Taft stated quite accurately that one third of the wage earners income goes to pay taxes open or hidden. He works two Days for his family and one for the government was the Way she put it. But then she ascribed this fact to president Truman a veto of the Republican tax reduction measure. Needless to say no one in her audience arose with any embarrassing questions or facts. Those terrible labor people and progressives seem to stay away from gop women meetings Here. Help the wealthy if there had been any such persons there they might have protested that one of president Truman a reasons for vetoing the soak the poor tax Bill was that it was designed to give greatly increased spending Power to the Rich instead of the wage earner. A wage earner with a wife and two dependents for instance would have received the Grea Relief of $28.50 a year in taxes. But an exe Eutivi with an income of $50,000 would have Gotte $4,822, one with $200,000 income $24.465, and on with $500,000 a reduction of $55,800. Mrs Taft might have been asked whet he she was speaking on behalf of the Quot Little fellow or on behalf of the Well larded pantries of the neighbors of Bob and Martha in exclusive India Hills. A of $28.50 to take mrs. Tafts own figures that wag earner is paying $833 a year to the governer in various taxes. And the Good sen a Tor her hut band generously offered to slice $28.50 of that of something like .036 of t the president proposed that tax reduction b postponed a year to avoid inflationary result which might Well have More than wiped out the $28.50 saving and that it then be used to put Pur chasing Power in the hands of the a Little fellow instead of the Rich. Mrs. Taft did no to like that. It might reflect pc the political advantage of Truman instead o Taft she implied
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