Page 1 of 12 Feb 1954 Issue of The Cincinnati Sun in Cincinnati, Ohio

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 12 Feb 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The The Cincinnati Sun.

Browse The Cincinnati Sun

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 12 Feb 1954 The Cincinnati Sun in Cincinnati, Ohio. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

The Cincinnati Sun (Newspaper) - February 12, 1954, Cincinnati, OhioOtticia publication of the greater Cincinnati Industrial in nuts Council Cio the i Choc Uultt s u pm clothes 1 Cincinnati stores 49th birthday Sale $49.50 values suits All Wool $33.49 vol 21, no. 14 Dincy Imatz Ohio enter of As Mcmond Cim Mattor Luna a 1144 at flip Roal Itai. 1 o 1 of office at Cincinnati Okia Nilar act of March 1, Hal rear Iiara is 1jordan fights till last but wage tax passe Whitehouse explains tax on to Al Whitehouse on tuesday feb. 2, Al White House director of District 25, Cio steel workers was a guest on town meeting on Wco to. Quot Ai did a magnificent Job in pro it Iii Cion a Side in opposition to the payroll. Tax. Al showed where the manufacturer would pay Only on his net income while the wage earner would pay on his Gross income. That said Whitehouse. Is most certainly scrim nation. Al went on to show that a married Man with six eight or 10 or More children would have to pay the same As a single person with no dependents. That said Whitehouse is unjust and in direct contrast to the . Governments income tax. Ai went on to show that the payroll tax would hit the Low income groups the ones less Able to pay. As an alternative Whitehouse recommended the re evaluation of investment property. Gee Joe we re sorry for the second Lime in recent weeks we forgot to give the times Star credit for a photo we borrowed from them. The picture we used last week of governor Lausche s visit to Cincinnati was Given us through the co operation of Joe Kolling the times Star labor reporter. We really appreciate the wonderful help of the times Star leaving off the credit was Juet an oversight. We Promise it wont happen again. City Council this week passed a one a it or cent payroll tax despite the efforts of Al Jordan who fought bitterly against it until the last. The vote was 7 to 2, w Ith Only Jordan Char termite and Kelly Republican opposing it. The tax Means that any person working in Cincinnati will have 1 per cent deducted from his weekly earnings. Any person living in Cincinnati working outside will be obliged to pay the tax directly. During Ai Jordan a Campaign for City Council he was very specific in stating his support of Cion a opposition to a payroll i a. He was the Only candidate with the exception of John Wick Al who took a positive stand before the election. A mix was for the tax and had the courage to say so during the several weeks proceeding the vol e on the Payr Oij. I a Ai was subjected to tremendous pressure by Many groups and individuals including his fellow charter members of Council asking that he vote for the discriminating payroll tax. Many people ridiculed insulted and made false and unjust charges against Al How Ever he remained steadfastly Loyal in his Campaign pledge to the working people which of course includes the forgotten housewife who a Job it is to budget the wage earner s pay Check Ai realized and we Hope the working people do too that the defeat of the payroll tax would mean an average savings of s35 or More a year to every wage earner a savings of $1 million to Cio members and Over $12 i Ilion dollars to the rest of the workers of Cincinnati. Only a week earlier Jordan a vote had been the deciding one in defeating the pay tax measure when he joined with the four republicans in voting no. At that time the republicans reneged on a plan to vote yes. They were holding out for Ajordan says thanks for support Al Jordan wishes to thank All of those who wrote letters to the City Council expressing their opposition to the payroll tax. Of the total received the score was 14 to 1 against the payroll tax Al also wishes to thank All those who appeared at the feb. 3 Council meeting. The Large turnout of steel staff members was most Gratifying. Al Iordan Promise from the Charte rites to limit the amount of a real estate Levy to be submitted to the voters next november in place of the payroll tax. During the week a Compromise was worked out Between the republicans and Charte rites. But Jordan refused to go along with the Compromise and in this weeks Council session his efforts to hold off the payroll tax were repeatedly voted Down 3 to. The tax As passed this week will go into effect april 1 and end oct. 31. A new real estate Levy will be submitted to the voters in november. Be ready to vote on it. Be sure you Are registered Norwood too ignores Cio pay tax opposition in Norw a gtd the payroll tax was adopted by a 5-to-4 to Lajoi ily. The republicans voted against the tax. They were supported by one Lone Democrat Vernon Johnson who putting the welfare of the working people before party affiliation defied the Norwood democratic administration and voted with the three republicans in opposition to the discrimination tax. With the vote tied at 4 each the deadlock was broken by the democratic vice mayor George Kleb who voted for the unjust unfair tax this was done in spite of the fact that a poll by the Norwood Enterprise had shown that Over 70% of the people were against the tax. As in the Case of the payroll tax in Cincinnati the Cio Council. Went on Public record and so informed the Norwood Council in positive opposition to the payroll tax. Also As in the Case of Cincinnati those who voted a for a the tax were actively supported by Cio in the last election. In Cincy it was the Charte rites Norwood became the first City in Hamilton county to pass the unfair unjust and most discriminating pay Roll tax. The tax is expected to bring in about $700,000 most of which will come out of the paychecks of the working people clog ers will pay about $175,000 of it. However mayor Tepe who was in favor of the tax pointed out that if the voters of Norwood approved a 2.5 Mill real estate tax at the May primary it will immediately cancel out the earnings tax. Listed below Are the names and party affiliation of those who voted for the tax and those who voted against. For the tax Cosgrove Democrat Kleb Democrat Jansen Democrat Gatto Democrat Aschton Democrat against the tax Vernon Johnson demo crat Fisher Republican a hangout Republican Buckman Republican Clark Democrat was absent due to illness. He is an Al milk Driver and had he been present the re is a Likely Skjod that he would have voted against the tax. The aft., like the Cio is against the payroll tax. Quote of the week the strongest Bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of All nations and tongues and a Abraham Lincoln

Search All Newspapers in Cincinnati, Ohio

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the The Cincinnati Sun Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The The Cincinnati Sun?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection