North Carolina Newspapers

    Truman Praises Labor
(Continued Prom Page 1)
been fortunate. We have fought
and won two terribly ware with
in cur time. Now our huge la
bor force is again peacefully pro
ducing far abundance None of
these victories over the forces
of tyranny and want would have
been possible without the patri
otic support of the workers of
America.
“Marked economic changes
have taken place since your con
vention last year. Employment
has reached record figures; un
employment has been held to a
minimum. Substantial wage in
creases have benefited millions
of workers. Production has
leached new peacetime levels and
work stoppages have declined.
But prices hav«* advanced to un
reasonable heights and housing
is far insufficient for the needs
of many of our citizens. These
arc conditions which must be
remedied so that we can maintain
a stable and prosperous economy
rn which all will share the ben
efit*.
“The American Federation of
Labor is concerned with the im
mediate welfare of its members,
and the improvement of their se
curity and their u-orking and liv
ing conditions. It is likewise con
cerned with the interests of the
nation as a whole, with the broad
ening of our social' security sys
tem so ‘ that its benefits may be
extended to a greater number
and with the establishment of an
adequate system of health insur
ance.
“I know that the delegates to
your convention will, in their de
liberations, place first on the
order of business the welfare of
our country and the means by
which we may in co-bperation.
one with the other, build an ever
expanding economy in the inter
ests of .our own people and those
f Europe who are looking to us]
to help them regain their eco
nomic health and political sta
bility.” •**
AFL’s TEXTILE WORKERS
WIN FAVORABLE CONTRACT
Liwriiicf, Maes.—The AFL'3
United Textile Worker* negotiated
a new agreement with the Arl
lington Mill* division of the Wil
liam Whitman Co*'
Under the contract, which run*
until August 1, 1949, the union
gained six paid holiday*, improved
paid vacation*, time and a half
pay for Saturday* and Sundays,
hospitalization and, surgical bene
fit*, life, accident and sickness in
surance, and other benefits.
The agreement provided for no
immediate wage increase, but con
tains a clause providing* for re
opening of the wage, question in
February and Augtsst of each
year.
The UTW recently defeated the
CIO in an election to determine
the bargaining agent for the com
pany’s 6,000 employes. The AFL
group won by a large margin in
its successful resistance to the
CIO's raiding attempt.
WARNING FOR OFFICIALS
OF AFL LOCAL UNIONS
• San Francisco.'—The Post Of
fice Department issued a warn
I .
mg to secretaries of local unions
to refrain from acting as dis
! tributors for the New South
Wales State Lottery of Sydney.
Australia. _
State of North Carolina,
County of Mecklenburg.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
Bertha B, Howell, Plaintiff, vs.
Earl Palmer Howell, Defendant.
NOTICE OF SUMMONS BY
PUBLICATION
The above named defendant will
take notice that an action as en
titled above has been commenced
in the Superior Court of Mecklen
burg County, North Carolina by
the plaintiff to obtain an absolute
divorce upon the grounds of two
years separation; and the defen
dant will further take notice that
he is required to appear at the
office of the Clerk of the Supe
rior Court of Mecklenburg County
at the Court House in Charlotte,
North Carolina within twenty (20)
days after the 20th day of Novem
ber, 1047, and answer or demur
i to the complaint in said action, or
the plaintiff will apply to the
Court for the’ relief demanded in
the sitid complaint.
This the 2.')rd day of October,
1947.
J. LESTER WOLFE,
Clerk of Superior Court.
(10-23, 30; 11-6, 13-c)
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COUNCIL RESTATES
VETERANS POLICY!
(Continued From Page 1)
cial provisions regarding promo- j
tions, vacations, and disabilities ’
have been incorporated into agree
ments. These go far beyond the
temporary and limited protec
tion afforded veterans by the re
employment provisions of the Se
lective Service Act.”
Turning to the problem of vet
erans -housing, the Council urged j
adoption of the Wagner-Ellender
Taft bill to stimulate home build- j
ing on a long-range basis. The j
report asserted:
“The American Federation of
Labor is firmly committed to the
principle that the availability of
a decent home to every family is
the responsibility of the whole
-•ommunity.”
DENHAM ISSUES COMPLAINT
AGAINST TWO AFL UNIONS
(Continued From Page 1)
employing concern had refused to
zrant the carpenters’ local a
closed shop last February. The
union then, it was said pulled car
penters off jobs on which em
ployes of Watson's Specialty Store
were employed.
At the same time the local un
ion was alleged to have brought
pressure upon contractors using
material from the store in order
to abrogate their agreement with
Watson's.
The injunction would go be
yond restraining the union from
boycotting the specialty store and
seek to enjoin any strike of union
carpenters where the object was
to force an employer or anyone
else who did business with the
store to refrain from doing so.
State of North Carolina,
County of Mecklenburg:
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
Edna Kaps, Plaintiff, vs. George
Haps. Defendant. — Notice of
Publication.
THE DEFENDANT ABOVE
NAMED, TAKE NOTICE: That
an action, as above entitled, has
been started in Mecklenburg
County, for an absolute divorce
on the grounds of two successive
years of separation, as is now
provided by law for such in the
General Statutes of North Caro
lina. and the said defendant will
further take notice that he is re
quired to appear before the Clerk
of the Superior Court of Meck
lenburg County at his office in
the Court House in Charlotte, N.
C., and answer or demur to the
complaint within twenty (20) days
aften the last publication of this
notice, or the plaintiff will apply
to the Court for the relief demand
ed in said complaint.
This the 23rd day of Septem
ber, 1947.
J. LESTER WOLFE,
Clerk of Superior Court.
(9-25; 10-2,9,16-c)
State of North laronna.
County of Mecklenburg.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
Arabella Copeland Averitte, by
her Next Friend, Marjorie R.
Waisner, Plaintiff, vs. William
A. Averitte, Defendant.
Notice of Service by Publication
The above named defendant,
William A. Averitte, will take
notice that an action entitled as
above has been commenced in the
Superior Court of Mecklenburg
County, North Carolina by the
plaintiff to obtain an absolute di
vorce upon the grounds of two
years separation, and the defend
ant will further take notice that
he is required to appear at the
office of the Clerk of Superior
Court of Mecklenburg County at
the -Court House in Charlotte.
North Carolina, within twenty
<201 days after the 30th day of
October, 1947, which date is at
least seven days after the last
publication of this notice, and
answer or demur to the complaint
in said action, or the plaintiff will
apply to the Court for the relief
demanded in said complaint.
This the 29th day of Septem
ber, 1947.
MARY S. POYTHRESS.
Assistant Clerk of Superior Court.
<10-2, 9, 16, 23-c.)
State of North Carolina,
County of Mecklenburg.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
Alfred C. St. Clair, Plaintiff, vs.
Ora Mae Johnson St. Clair, De
fendant.
Legal Notice
The above named defendant will
take notice that the above named
plaintiff has this day commenced
it suit for an absolute divorce by
tiling a Summons and complaint
in the cause in the Office of the
Clerk of Superior Court for Meck
lenburg County, North Carolina,
allegedly that the parties have
not lived together for more than
two years next preceding the in
stitution of this cause of action;
and that the defendant must ap
pear at some date between this
date, and the 20th day of Novem
ber, 1947, at the office of the
Clerk of Superior Court of Meck
lenburg County, North Carolina,
and call for her copy of the Sum
mons and Complaint in this cause,
and answer the said complaint
by that date as is required by law
or this plaintiff will ask th» Court
to grant relief asked for in said
romplaint.
This the 1st day of Oc'ober,
A. D. 1947.
MARY S. POYTHRESS.
Assistant Clerk of Superior Court.
(10-2, 9, 16, 23-c.)
State M North Carolina,
County of Meckleoburjr.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
Virginia Evelyn' Dent, Plaintiff,
vs. Wilbur Myers Dent, De
fendant.
Notice of Publication
The Defendant Above Named
Take Notice:
that an action, as above en
titled, has been started in Meck
lenburg County, for an absolute
divorce on the irrounds of two
successive years of separation
as isnow, provided bv law for 1
such in the General Statutes of j
North Carolina, and the said de
fendant will further take notice
that he is reouired to appear be
fore the Clerk of the Superior
fnurt of Mecklenburg County at
vs office in the Court House in
^h^rlotte, N. C., and answer or
•lemur to the complaint within
twenty < 20) days after the last
*»uWic!»tion of thi« notic®. or the
• 'n^inriff will apol" to the Court
for the relief demanded in said
complaint.
This, the 14th day of October,
1047.
.1. LESTER WOLFE,
Clerk Superior Court.
110-16, 23, 30; 11-6-c.)
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX
Having qualified as Adminis
tratrix of the estate of Marvin
Dunham, deceased, late of Meck
lenburg County, N. C., all persons
having any claim or claims against
the estate of Marvin Dunham are
hereby notified to exhibit such
claim or claims to the under
signed, duly itemized and verified,
at her residence 2316 Booker
Avenue, Charlotte, N. C.. or at
the office of her Attorney, Wm.
H. Abernathy, 820 Law1 Building,
Charlotte, N. C., on or before the
2nd day of October, 1948, or this
notice will be pleaded in bar of
any claim or claims, not so pre
sented within the said time.
All nersons indebted to said
estate will please make prompt
payments to the Administratrix.
This the 2nd day of October,
1947.
MAUDE DUNHAM,
Administratrix of the estate of
Marvin Dunham, deceased.'
(10-2, 9. 16. -23-c)
State of North Carolina,
County of Mecklenburg:
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
I Nell Horn Myers, Plaintiff, vs.
John V. Myers. Defendant.—
Notice of Service by Publication.
The above named defendant,
John V. Myers, will take notice
that an action entitled as above
has been commenced in the Sa
perior Court of Mecklenburg Coun
ty, North Carolina, by the plain
tiff to' obtain an absolute divorce
upon the grounds of two years’
separation, and the defendant will
further take notice that he is re
quired to appear at the office of
the Clerk of the Superior Court
of Mecklenburg County at the
Court House in Charlotte. North
Carolina, within twenty (20) days
after the 23 day of October, 1947,
which date is at least seven days
after the last publication of this
notice, and answer or demur to the
complaint in said action, or the
' plaintiff will apply to the Court
for the relief demanded in said
complaint.
This the 24th day of September,
1947.
J. LESTER WOLFE,
Clerk of the Superior Court.
<9-25; 10-2,9,16-c)
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