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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - March 1, 1953, Oakland, California 4-a a acc Oakland Tribune sunday March 1, 1953 Benson will tour . In farm fight cheap beef out Canada rules by Milt Freudenheim Chicago daily news service Washington feb. 28. There la be no More-39-cent new zealand steaks when present supplies run out. That is the Promise of the Canadian embassy As received by the House agriculture com Mittee. Some Small meat packers who temporarily met Low prices of new zealand imports can be expected to raise prices again of a g r i c u 11 u r e sources say. In the words of an american spokesman the new zealand thing is about pounds there were Only pounds of the Down under beef in All. American beef slam Uhter averages More than pounds week in and week out. Those Frozen new zealand sides came our Way through a complicated Deal unlikely to be repeated. Something like this Canada ordinarily Sells its beef surplus in the United states but the Canadian Border was closed by . Authorities during a Hoof and Mouth disease period. Deal with England the Border embargo will be lifted monday. Temporarily Canada made a Deal with Britain to Send pounds to England and received payment in new Zea land beef that could be sold in the United states. But when the Frozen new Zea land beef arrived last August september and october it went into cold storage instead of into meat markets. That was because Frozen sides of beef were practically unknown Here. Americans eat beef As fast As it can be dressed and aged. Special prices so Ops had to set special prices and it was december be fore the new zealand beef could be offered for Sale. Meanwhile american beef prices Ware drop Ping some. Result was the canadians were left out in the cold wich their Frozen beef. They had to slash prices. Some local packers Rode along on the publicity at below Cost prices for free advertising. Copyright 1v53, Dally Newi . Offers wage floor guarantee Detroit feb. Eral motors announced today it has offered to raise the base wage of its workers by 14 cents an hour to protect them against a Sharp drop in the Cost of living. The offer would have no immediate effect upon paychecks. But it would assure general motors employees whose wages Rise and fall with the Cost of Liv ing of no drastic pay cuts in the event of a Strong deflationary trend in the . Economy. Cio United Auto workers president Walter p. Reuther rejected the offer As inadequate. His Law followers now average Over an hour with 25 cents of that representing Cost of living increases granted since the first Cost of living contract was writ ten in 1946. I secy to take his flexible support plan to the people by Don Wolf ei1ead feb. Secretary of agriculture Ezra Taft Benson disclosed today he is planning a fighting Campaign across the nation to win support for a new farm program which will include Price supports As a sort of minimum wage guarantee for has Tatien. Angered by what he believes has been a de liberate inside and outside the agriculture depart farm views and to confuse the Farmers in this period of Price declines. But with Assurance of White House support the new Secre tary is determined to bring the farm issues into the open for de Bate and discussion before con Gress drafts a farm plan to re place the present program when it expires next year. Also it was Learned Benson is planning a. House cleaning of some department personnel who already Are reported to be actively opposing the new farm policy which Calls for less government subsidizing of Farmers. Minimum wage Benson said in an interview that critics had pictured him As being hostile to Price supports when in fact he favors using such supports in the sense of a mini mum wage. I m a Strong believer in Price supports and always have he said. However he made it Clear he does t favor a High rigid support level. He feels that High supports encourage inefficiency and wasteful surpluses and prefers a flexible plan rang ing from 75 to 90 per cent of parity a Price designed to be fair to. Farmers. Broadly Benson said he favors continued Price supports which would be flexible enough to encourage shifts in production when necessary better Market ing practices and farm research and less emphasis on direct sub Sidy payments. Benson doubts that Farmers should be paid by the govern ment for farm improvements which they normally should make in the course of Good farm practices. And he is a believer in moving toward More depend ence on our own ingenuity Anc Good Normal thinking a lot of youngsters have been raised in the past 20 he said with the idea that govern ment support is a Normal thing for Farmers to expect at All times that kind of thinking can Lead to socialism. We be got to get Back to depending on our selves in Normal a storm broke around Ben son s head earlier this month when he spoke to a group of cattlemen in St. Paul minn., and referred to the use of Price sup ports As disaster and also said Farmers were go ing to have to depend More on themselves and less on the government. Last saturday Benson went before a farm group at Des Moines la., to clarify his Posi Tion. The general reaction there was that Benson had made a lot of friends and won himself considerable support with his talk. Adenauer insists Bidault can t change Europe army pact now Bonn feb. Lor Konrad Adenauer declared today the european army treaty must be ratified As it was signed in Paris last May. If France s foreign minister Georges. Bidault thinks he can still revise it said Adenauer he is mis taken. He held a news conference less than two hours after his return from the Rome foreign minis ters conference which dealt with France s proposed protocols to the treaty. He had told reporters met him at the railway Sta Tion that he was satisfied with the Rome results. But when he came to the news conference he read press reports about a news conference Bidault had held in Rome this morning. There the French foreign minis Ter was quoted As saying that although he had agreed to Amend his protocols there would still have to be revisions of the treaty to make it More acceptable to the French government. Adenauer flatly disputed this. He said All the six partners agreed unanimously at Rome to push for speedy ratification of the euro Pean army treaty that Means the treaty that was signed in Paris. There is no other. There was no talk about any revisions. The other five part ners found the French protocols unacceptable there can. Be no talk now about deciding to make Amend ments to the treaty in the interim commission in treaty must proceed As it was Adenauer said the permanent interim commission would begin on the French protocols in Paris monday. But he said the commission was not authorized to make any changes in the treaty Only interpretations of the treaty ,33 it and we were All agreed in he added that the negotiations Over the not hold up ratification of the treaty in any of the six partner states. We All agreed to seek ratification As soon As Bidault confident treaty will be signed Rome feb. Foreign minister Georges Bidault today admitted that difficulties still confront european army plans but expressed belief that All will go Well with it. The French statesman spoke to newsmen a few moments before he was to Board a train to return to Paris. Replying to a question on a rumoured difference opinion Between himself and German Adenauer on strength of soviet forces Bidault denied there was any Funda mental difference of opinion. Bidault said it was inexact that the French had withdrawn their protocols the european defense Community treaty. He said the wording of the protocols would be altered but that the treaty would have to be revised to acceptable Tetlie French government. Infants Don t suffocate says doctor reassuring mothers by author j. Snider Chicago daily news service Chicago feb. Don t die of contrary to widespread belief they Don t smother because of bed clothing or sleeping position. This was., at. The meeting of the american. Acad Emy of forensic Medicine Here. Or. Richard Ford Legal Medicine Harvard univer said1 no grief stricken Mother should blame herself. The cause he added is usuary a respiratory infection. infant will succumb to an infection that is utterly harmless to an older child. Or. Jacob Warne York City medical examiner has come to the same conclusion after studying thousands of infant deaths Over the last 22 years. Children Are Hardy he said. They Don t die of. Smothering. When there is any threat to their breathing Supply they squirm and fight to overcome it even at one month of or Warne warned however that if. Infants Are harnessed in their crib they Don t get a Chance to fight free. A fatality May then occur. Sleeping on its stomach some times thought to be dangerous is actually beneficial to an in Fant because it enables him to Drain away any food he May regurgitate or. Warne said. Can something be done to pre vent an acute respiratory death or. Warne said no one knows when and How a germ will hit a baby. He has seen six fatal cases in children of doctors. In one Case both parents were doctors. Tha child was apparently healthy one minute and dead the next. Store hours to mondays to 9 Park free 1 hour 2 big lots accommodating 1500 cars daily 17th Between san Pablo and Telegraph Atso the Large 14th and Franklin St. Lot Broadway san Pablo sixteenth Telephone Glen court 1-4321 full Circle of. 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