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The Cincinnati Sun (Newspaper) - January 1, 1954, Cincinnati, OhioChoir mixers 0hm6 Lin Minc to ftps a con official Public Avion of the greater Industrial i Tii ii Council Cio the a he Citati s u clothes j Cincinnati stoves All Wool Tweed topcoats regular $43.50 value vol. 21, no. 8 cin4innati, a Hio a a a co Iid Clasi sync 2s, 1��4 at Tia p o it off Tea at Cincinnati 0 he of Ondar act of March 1, 1iis Jami Virv i fight depression Lausche urge Santa visits Acra children . In Ohio has invited governor Lausche to take the initiative in an anti Depres i it a Campaign. The . Leaders asked the governor to include Liberali Alion of the Ohio unemployment Law in the Call for the january 11 session of the state legislature. They likewise asked that uie state develop a stand by works program to alleviate unemployment. Led by James p. Griffin Youngstown president of the Ohio . Council the . Group included Jacob Clayman. Columbus soc Elary treasurer. John Johns Canton. Desmond Walker Akron William Groeber and Orville Beemer Toledo the . Group expressed con earn Over what they called Quot hidden unemployment a and put Intel but to the governor that the in Jinp Layment picture in the stale m worse than reflected in the figures reported by the Ohio by in eau of unemployment compensation buc figures indicate More to an 1.000 on the unemployment Toni sensation lists which Are Shi be times the unemployment level of August 1953. These Fig dues said . Spokesmen Quot Are Only partial in their nature because they reflect Only those who filed for unemployment compensation. The actual unemployed in the state Are at least double Titis in addition it was pointed out to the governor that there is a widespread reduction of the work week throughout Industry which Means curtailed income to Ohio workers. In he . Spokesmen reminded a he governor of the a a Emu a action taken by the Looth general Assembly which provided a $2 increase to unemployed workers. This said the Union leaders Quot represented about $l�?T-2 million a year More to unemployed workers while the employers received a Windfall reduction in compensation taxes to the extent of $40 million per your. This $40 million Bonanza to employers would buy a better Standard of living for the unemployed and help business Ohio . Council president James Griftin summed up the , attitude a to is unfair to the individuals affected and dangerous to our Economy to permit the pittance now Given to unemployed workers to remain unchallenged or unchanged. The very purpose of the Law is destroyed when unemployed workers receive no More than one third of their wages As now is the Case. This inevitably Means that neither the worker can adequately sustain dignified life nor is the Economy stimulated by the creation of necessary purchasing Power. With a Reserve fund of $685 million now available to pay unemployment compensation in Ohio we believe the time is Ripe indeed overdue to provide some semblance of an american Standard of living for Ohio s unemployed. A a further it is imperative that our state government immediately develop stand by state works projects to fill the breach if unemployment should continue to grow. Our state government and our citizenry would be if they failed to build the dikes now to prevent our Economy from slipping out of hand a a at Acra party a children get a close up look at Santa. The annual Christmas party for the children of amalgamated clothing workers members topped All the Christmas celebrations at local Headquarters. Close to 500 children were entertained and each received gifts of Candy and a toy from Santa Claus performed by Joseph Eisen joint Board recording Secretary. The committee served in Many capacities to make the party a Success. Anna roller and Minnie Meyers who were responsible for the beautifully decorated tree also ii Elped to pack Candy along with Hilda Schuler Marie Lark Elizabeth Telscher Mary Giovan Etli Martha Moorman and Wal Liam Dorsey. The staff. Marco Meccia. Henry Seibert Joseph sepals Walter i Grainger and Emma Ferrari planned entertainment and the Purchase and distribution of gifts with the Aid of the committee. F films and Christmas music were enjoyed by the grownups As Well. There Weie two shows As the Hall could not accommodate the overflow. A the last shop party held at Acra Headquarters was that of the Hamilton tailoring co. On wednesday dec. �?~23. Management and the office Force joined the shop employees in celebrating Christmas. Festivities started at noon when a Buffet lunch was served with All types of refreshments. Dancing singing and conversation went on until 6 Sun extends to its Many friends and subscribers its wishes for a very prosperous and Happy new year. Party for pensioner s part of the group of the Hamilton county unit of the Ohio society of old age pensioners who were treated to a big Turkey Christmas dinner by lha following Cio locals local 647 a awl a s5 local 674 Law $5 local 4400 Cwa s5 Loc Al 256 a jew 15 Al Whitehouse s5 local 757 Lue s5 Acra pensioners s25 and gifts a Karl Feller $5 local 753 Lue %5 local 9 newspaper Guild $5 local 4351 Cwa $5 local 390 Kroger s5 local 138 textile $5 local 765 i be s5. Seated at the far right is Steve Chevalier executive Secretary of the greater Cincinnati Industrial Union Council Cio. Also in the photos Are Joe White Council vice president the Rev. B. B. Evans of the Carmel presbyter Lani Church the Rev Maaurice Mccracken st. Boniface Church Ben Groves of the metropolitan housing authority Jim Grace president of the Ohio state society o f old age pensioners and executive Secretary o l Hie Ham ill on unit the r eve. Or. Carey president of the Hamilton county unit elder Boyd record a eng Secretary of the Hamilton county unit and mrs. James Grace who supervised the arrangements for the dinner. Ai Jordan attended but did not arrive until after the photo was of the week you do not count unless your vote can be counted. You cannot vote unless you Are registered
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