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The Sun (Newspaper) - May 20, 1949, Cincinnati, OhioW \ 0 ft1 w a published by a a by h t 1&j a Liberal t he greater Cincinnati j Foj 1 in Cio weekly Industrial in Ion Council owned by its readers vol. 1 i no. 2 Cincinnati Ohio entered at in cosh class matter june 30. 1944 at the Post office at Cincinnati 2, Ohio under act of March 3. 1879 Mav 20. I�?~�i9 Cio Al conference to disc amps social services anti labor Law Battle continues vices for 2 30 . Sunday june 5 at the hotel Gibson. The main purpose of the conference will be to acquaint All Union leaders with the services available to their members in Case of need arising out of unemployment and other difficulties. The Community Chest of Cincinnati and Hamilton county co sponsor of the conference is the Central Agency under which Many of the social services available unction. The conference will be highlighted by three discussion panels of experts in the Field of social services Public and private. It is being held at this time in View of the decided change which has taken place in the economic trend. Layoffs and Shorter hours in. -1 a a and Public welfare roles As was estimated last year. The situation in the welfare Field might Reed clarification and problems of that nature will come up for discussion at Che conference. Members of the joint committee of Cio Al officers sponsoring the conferences Are from the Cion William Beckham William h. Black Robert j. Davidson Mckinley Davis John Dehner Rol 11.n Everett Emma Ferrara Dan William Kirchner Iii Nadgy Raley Walter Schellenberg Joseph sepate James e. Sigafoos John sink jr., Ray Sowder Frank a. Themes and a1 Whiteho a. From the afle Luke Craig Everett Eckert Lester a French a1 Hebert John j. Hurst George Palmer George Porcaro Harry Proctor Earl Quigley Fred Rasser Robert Roulston Walter Schulz David m. Snider George Starling and Phil e. Ziegler. Andre Carlon will be director of the conference. Relief crisis hits Cincinnat Ilaw organizing in River results in 4 \ lit ii elections the regional organization drive of the United autoworkers of Afjhei Ica is beginning to show it pal results according to Paul b i Ley Reg. Director Law Oil. Several Norb elections have been scheduled for the coming weeks and Miley feels confident that these elections will Lead to the recognition of the Law in each ease. On May 24th All cafeteria employees of the Fisher body Plant in. Hamilton. Ohio will participate in the Norb election. The employees of Homan so co., inc in Cincinnati will go to the Norb ballot Box on May 27. There will also be an Norb conference next week in order to arrange for an election at the John Douglas Plant in Elmwood. This company is a. Subsidiary of the Briggs company in. Detroit with which the Law has a contract. It is expected that the Law drive at the Douglas Plant will bring its employees the same contract terms and benefits As Are enjoyed by other Briggs employees. Another Norb election in this area will take place at the . Dayton Plant on May 27. Hamilton county will be with a out Relief funds in. The very near future if prompt action is not taken at once according to Frederick a. Breyer director of the Hamilton county welfare department. Breyer pointed out that Relief cases have increased from the Low of 1945 of 1,700 cases to 5,400 families needing assistance. At the same time state funds made available to Hamilton county have been Cut for the fourth consecutive month to 29% from one state source which previously provided 50% of the funds. The other source of funds state taxes from Public utilities has been allocated in such a manner that Rural areas have Large surpluses on hand which will last them from three to fifteen years while the funds in Ohio a Indus trial centers will run out in less than two months according to a recent estimate. The crisis is due to the growing number of additional cases applying for Relief the increase in the Cost of necessities and the Lack of supplementary funds to meet the deficit. Tax income used to finance Relief is tailored to prewar costs and Low estimates and at the first sight of growing unemployment is falling far Short of needs. Welfare Grants to families in need Are frugal averaging $65 to $70 a Case a month. Breyer will be a speaker at the forthcoming labor conference in Cincinnati discussing social services of the Community and Hopes that Public awareness of the problems will Lead to action before All funds Are the state Hope for future action Fec legislation committee passes housing Bill the Senate approved administration housing Bill providing slum clearance farm building and j Public housing won House banking committee clearance on a straight party vote of 14 to 7. The senior Republican on the committee. Rep. Wolcott a Mich claims the program is socialistic and is not needed. Meanwhile More than half million landlords applied for higher rent ceilings and the Commerce department found private Home building off 20% from last year. Also Down 20% was farm a Oast auction. Columbus May 17�?bv a five vote margin the House of representatives today beat Down the make believe Fec Bill passed by the Senate earlier this month. The House voted on concur Renee in Senate amendments to h. B.-106. Actually these amendments had eliminated every line of the original Fec Bill and substituted a a pious wish that Job discrimination in an hour of Brilliant debate. Fec supporters Tore into the a education Only a substitute Labelling it a phony a a meaningless a an emasculation proclamation a a education by farce a and a an emaciated weak carrying the Ball for Fec were Milton Tobin d., Hamilton William Hart d., Cuya hoga majority Leader a. G. Lancione Belmont Morton Neipp d., Lucas Witmer d., Stark Michael Damas d., Lucas Lowell fess r., Greene. In blistering speeches that Tore the mask off the Fec substitute passed by the Senate these proponents lashed out at those who had bitterly opposed any Fec Bill but were now found in the Camp of those who professed to believe a education to be the solutions to the problem. The House was tense and silent As the Roll Call began. The verdict Wasny to known until the clerk had reached the very end of the Roll Call for the Lead shifted from minute to minute. The score was 63 to 65 and Fec opponents needed 68 votes to win concurrence. The voting was generally along party lines with most democrats voting for Fec and most republicans voting against it. There were exceptions to this Rule. Acting almost immediately the Senate voted 17 to 8 to Send the Bill to a joint conference committee. It was the Hope of proponents that the joint conference committee would write a Good Bill to replace the hollow measure passed by the Senate and the Hopes of Fec supporters were Riding High. Battle lines for repeal of Taft Hartlev Are redrawn following House rejection May 4 of the Dixie gop attempt to reenact the Law under another name. President Truman told his press conference he is standing for a full repeal of the Taft Hartley Law. Democratic chairman j. Howard Mcgrath wrote All democrats that the National committee a will continue to use every resource at its command to obtain outright repeal. The presidents remarks came when reporters asked about a conference with Al president William Green. Green was reported As saying his organization would he willing to accept amendments to the pending Thomas Lesinski Bill but would not yield in its opposition to injunctions in labor disputes. Cio general counsel Arthur j. Goldberg wrote the Senate and House labor committees that the Cio has never relaxed in any Way its outright support for the Thomas Les ins Ipac s value n. Y. And n. Cio Pac has shown again that it is a successful political organization which can be a great help in electing Liberal candidates to office Franklin R o o s e v e 11 or. This week won a sweeping Victory in new Yorkus election for congressman for the 20th congressional District. Roosevelt run on an Independent ticket against Republican and democratic party candidates. He had the backing and support of Many Cio amp Al unions in one of the hottest campaigns of recent years. It was the same Story in new Jersey. Unprecedented turn outs of new Jersey voters wielded a new Broom sweeping Frank i am the Law Hague into political oblivion and placing Stephan j. Moran state Pac director on the Newark City com miss Ion. Moran a member of the United steelworkers won his place on the All powerful City body Over opposition from both Republican and e m o c a t in machines. Leo p. Carlin Al teamsters local official was also elected. Mayor Vincent Murphy. Secretary treasurer of the state federation of labor ran sixth in the race for the five posts. Hague a Down fall in Jersey City was accomplished by John v. Kenny wealthy contractor and sex Hague lieutenant. Kenny swamped Hague s Nephew mayor Frank Eggers by Over 22.000 votes. More votes were cast in the election than in any previous election in the City. Bill. In continuing that support he added the Cio Quot is not maintaining an unrealistic attitude of utopian perfect monism. We Are mindful that in the legislative process there is room for alteration in any Bill particularly one dealing with so Complex a problem As labor Goldberg called the rejected Wood Bill a an unnatural legislative chid sired by republicans unknown and nurtured by a Georgia he made Clear the Cio regards senator tafts proposed amendments As possessing the same moral characteristics. The time of the next floor Battle on labor legislation is Uncertain. Chairman Thomas a Utah of the Senate labor committee Points at june 13 for the Start of Senate debate. House leaders see the first week of june As the time for a return bout in the lower chamber. Action on the 75-cent minimum wage Bill is scheduled for the House prior to the second round Battle on in j. Victories Newark Cio members engaged in herculean efforts in the Moran race. Ten or More meetings a Day were addressed by the candidate. Over 25 mailings were sent to cio1 members and others. Innumerable Ward and precinct meetings were held. Registration in Newark As the result of the Cio Pac efforts. Reached an All time High with 78% of those registered voting on election 6.ilh Kiri inlay pres. Truman pronounced Quot fitter than he was tour years ago Quot by his physician grins happily As he lights the candles on a cake Given him by White House staff members to celebrate his 65th birthday May 8. Federated pictures

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