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Facing the Facts
With PHILIP PEJJtL
Ia it$ dmparole tdnti to cat ia
80 American Federation of Labor ia
the fcMTixxfcator, Ub» CJO *wpw
employing more jeopfeabls met bode
than *Tjv>r<"g or
Building Trades Employers Associa
UonofNpwYork Cite with Up hat in
his hapd pad begged the employers for
for a net on the head.
The CIO, he mid, will supply work
ers for construction Jobe InNesr York
City at P 1» day, instead of the $11
to $14 a day rates preypiling for A
F. of L skilled union workers.
Thp Cip workers, Denny Lewis fur
tbeir promised, will pot to eight hours
a day; instead of the six or seven hour
day uifMtod bv the A- F. of L. Budd
ing Trades unions.
Hwe pt tost toe C1Q ip publicly ex
posed aa a scab organisation willing
to sell the workers down *he river!
Here at b|at comas the shameless
public confession that the CIO is will
mg to destroy wage and hour stand
ards, bait up by organized
- - , . labor
through Wag years of struggle and
What happened to all those lofty
spouted by ClQ propagandists
about organising the unorganised in
the face of such distardly treachery
oyers didn’t fall
'er. They are
for this phony __
hard-headed enough to beware of the
Greeks bearing gifts. Accordi:
the New Ywk Times
CIO conforms with the_ _
the employers listened to Leeds “with
“ hut thpy Mktf pp
Furthermore, the New York Times
says, e spokeemsn lor the employers
explained that the “weakness of Mr.
locals in the city, representing a small.
nvmfaMr of workers, and that until
such time as the CIO eras sue to en
list a more impressive membership of
We call that a wise prsdistloa. Pic
ture little Penny going around Now,
to go to work for less pay sad longer
hours. We can just about imagine
the reception be Will get. M«y we ad
vise Denny that a scab is rather un
popular among union man who have
been brought up under American
Federation of Labor traditions?
But don’t blame poor little Denny.
He’s just carrying put orders from
the big boss, his brother. Denny may
be the one to take the punishment, but
John L. Lewis is the guilty party. He
dea with i
has become so blind
rage at his failure to make a
the solid ranks of the A. F. of
a dent in
bership that he is willing to go to any
is. He has shown
lengths now in revenge._
now that he is ready and willing to be
tray the workers just to satisfy his
own personal ambition.
A CONSTRUCTIVE STEP
In refreshing contrast to the
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N*wiy 50,000 paid up members. The oldest, largest sad
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tivitisa of the CIO mMh& VltJhM
action taken at m N«^oflt Qv
Batfrilny^ad Construction fr%des
Tkomas Murray. ways
discussed for organizing
formulated for the
form w^ge to
9 day, would
Sr ffa dSy.
or*7 it might m1
ment of non-union and inefficient
iricmen^by contractors in ^thU^ field.
and the membership of the building
toftfep up will ha nwritad bate**
any definite program u adopted along
ions throughout the nation are pre
paring to Intensify efforts to secun
adoption of legislation which will con
tinue and expand
now pending in Coi
be adopted — .-..., „„
i?h«TS\U £ conti|W,<weratfowa TM
U.S.H.A. has a working agreement
with the A. F. of L. and employs onl]
A. F. of L. building trades worker)
on its construction projects.
8. Housing Au<
The population of New York City
is 6,930,446, while the population ol
all California is only 6,677^216.
Twenty-eight American cities, 32
counties, and one atate bear the name
108 S. Tryon St.
AND BOWUHfl iUR
4 *. L. Hilton. dscsassri. 1st* of
lore County. N. G., this ja to notify nil
ions bavins claims acainst said aalafl
than, duly ttrifbi to the u
AlMUss Mb «n «r bs<nao Hawk
|S. 1M1, or this nation wiU ha plsadsd la bar
it their recovery.
This tho nth day of
Marsh **-A»dl 4. 11. IS. M. May Ml
Court at his
no naan th»
SS. Apra 4. U.
tho Osrt of
to the in»|lstst mat *
m Pet Interest
Collected By IiOan
Shark In New York
NEW YOKE. N. Y.—A
' * la*
rapt of four rat
Attorney General John J._
Jp„ who the eafflaticiL ex
piptaed that tin loan nrfetmri re
quired borrowers to sign chocks dated
■Kaait n of »Kn ffat fiite ot thi loan,
andmafce falsa aifidaTiU that the?
had a bank balance to cover the draft
the borrowers with arrest for obtain*
sona in Near York City borrow $80,•
0PM<* a year from the loan sharks,
and that the four man arrested were
doing business at the rate of $100,000
American import of Scotch whiskey
reached a new high in 1939 when more
than 7,000,000 gallons, rained at $38,
000,000, was skipped in.
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