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The Sun (Newspaper) - June 6, 1947, Cincinnati, OhioWire president Tell him to. Velo the anti labor Bill the 0 t i Junny a fir.? a of amp Rad a 3sl Kofie 19 at the poet off toe at Cincinnati 2, Ohio under the act of March 3, 1879. The tall Hartley anti labor Bill probably will be on president Truman s desk when the Sun reaches its subscribers this week. An immediate final Avalanche of protest is vital for the veto of this measure. Dit ions which come from unions and collective bargaining should express himself or herself to the president. The quickest was to get messages to the president is but w ires addressed to the White House. Air mail letters written and mailed immediately also will help. The Bill definitely will make Union organization and collective bargaining difficult if not impossible when taken advantage of by those employers who Are opposed to greater benefits for workers. It provides obstacles and delays by which unions can he checked and killed. The president will have 10 Days from of or Smitru 1. Uve sign it. Livery worker who is interested in the beter wages Ami working con those who already have signed Peti Ltd Ltd or Sonal messages to president Truman. This must be done immediately vol. 7 june 0, 1917 see editorial a what is w Rong w Ith Taft Bill on Page i injunction Breaks Lockland paper strike Cio Council find 51% of citizens Camel strike passes 1 month drastic order is issued for Gardner Richardson Here not registered the urgency of defeating the Taft Hartley anti labor Bill and of building a Strong Pac for the 1947 and 1948 elections was stressed in Many different ways at wednesday nights meeting of the greater Cincinnati Cio Industrial Union Council. Special delivery letters Are being sent by Council to All local unions in the Cincinnati area asking them to intensify this week the flood of Post cards letters and telegrams to president Truman requesting veto of ant labor legislation. Delegates described campaigns in their locals. Members of one local sent 465 Post cards in one morning another is responsible for a daily average of 24 telegrams to the president. Delegates were impressed with the importance of making effective labors final plea to the president before he acts on the Bill. Jack Methard Pac director reported the shocking fact that 51% of the Cio people in Hamilton county Are not now registered to vote according to figures he has checked so far. Pac must work on registration now he said in preparation for this years Council manic election and the All important 1948 election. Well Over 40,000 eligible voters in Hamilton county Are not registered Ben Herman informed the Council. But before we can enlist outside support for our candidates and issues we must act Vise our own Cio people he said. In accordance with a nine Point Pac program adopted by Council two important City wide meetings will be held soon to plan a detailed program of political action. One will be for the presidents and secretaries of All local unions the other will be for All Cio stewards. The nine Point program plans to tie registration in with the anti labor legislation fight to urge local unions to set up committees on registration to organize Auto service squads to carry non registered members to the Board of elections and to line up witnesses and challengers for the polls on election Day. Winston Salem n. C. A up the nine weeks strike by local 1009, United paperwork a mass rally of r. J. Reynolds ers a8ainst Gardner Richardson a Lockland Plant was Brok workers marking the first month i in this week by an injunction issued by judge Alfred Mack of their strike against the makers a in common pleas court. Of Camel cigarettes heard an 1 the Junction was so drastic that it forbid any picketing Appeal for Unity in a the face of 1in fr0nt of the Plant but would have forced the pickets across Divide and conquer tactics Quot from Street in fr0nt of an0ther company where Cio has Good Cio Reg. Dii Frank Bender this week. Relationships. Union loaders pointed out that this sort of occurrence would become Jnore prevail if the tall Harley Bill be a threat of mass evictions is comes Law. Opening new avenues for attacks on unions and hanging Over the Reynolds workers who walked out april 30 in a demand for a 15c hourly wage increase. In a test Case against a striker which May of will be filed against the company Robert j. Davidson regional Cio director and Julius Holzberg opening the Way for Federal injunctions As Well. The members who had held the picket line so strongly during the Long strike declared that while the strike was broken their Union feet Large numbers of the Pov. Was not to prove u they March a Union attorney declared. Erty stricken Reynolds workers a almost the Union will charge failure resident judge j. H. Clement a a s�?~ron8 to bargain collectively and Dis ruled that a tenant facing Evic a w0ia was resumed Crim nation in the Mason Case Tion because of inability to pay a Quot to not Quot monday the Day Therica Ders said. It also flu cite a rent cannot Appeal to the super if Quot. To All the Mem Tion of the company in paying a for court As a pauper. Ber a wed committee to pro 6-cent increase retroactively plus test the failure of the company to another 6 cents without bargain the court declared that any reinstate Chester Mason strike ing with the Union which set ought tenant threatened with eviction committee chairman to his Job. I 15 cents. Must pay a Bond equal to a full the company charged he was a in \ a a it. A. ,. The company contended that year s rent on the property and subordinate. The workers a x m a 1 .1. The unions request for main ten pay the full Cost of the action took up their jobs upon insistence in order to Appeal to a higher of Mason and other officers. Court. Ance of membership was what blocked a settlement. But George housing is better for Quot tree psst a our record is showing unfair labor practices charges Bradford it president of local 1009> offered on May 31 to submit that dwellers than for by Rollin h. Everett the daily newspapers carried a front Page Story last week about the finding of a Mother Possum and her eight offspring living in a Hen House Here in Cincinnati As i know was one told Council welfare committee by Omar Caswell City welfare director. It was a Story about another Cincinnati family found living in a Hen House a human family. But a Story which did not get into the newspapers so far this family consisted of a rather and Mother and six children three boys and three girls. A baby died of tuberculosis last february that was Small wonder. The Hen Coop in which they lived was made of old lumber tin and cardboard boxes. But the family could find no other place to live. Nobody wanted to rent to a family with six children. And certainly they could not afford to buy As the father is just a working Man and not Well. To sums fared better when the family of possums was found the police were called. They released the possums in a nearby Woods. But it is not that simple with a human family. Caswell found them quarters in an old West end building which will be torn Down later to make Way Tor Industrial development. It will not be Good environment for the children but certainly better than a Hen Coop. When one considers the critical housing emergency which cd tinted m Paca 41 question to arbitration by Mill Creek Valley clergymen. A we always were ready to negotiate a Bradford said. A we Don t believe injunctions Are a substitute for collective bargaining. The company refused to negotiate or Holzberg protested strongly the issuance of the injunction at the request of a Aback to work leaders. No evidence of violence or other Law violations on the picket line were cited he declared. 1 is. A Sugg 1 report another Price increase Washington up a nearly every item in the Bureau of labor statistics consumer Price Index went up Between mar. 15 and april 15, but a drop in Price for two items meat and Dairy products kept the whole Index just about in balance. Official figures for april 15, which do not take into account Many factors making for a High Cost of living such As substitution of poor grades for Good ones show the Overall Index at 156.1% of the prewar average. Food leads the Parade at 188% of prewar followed by clothing at 184.6% and House furnishings at 182.4%
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