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MISSION. Tex.—Citrus Work
ers Local No. 24512 keld an in
stallation meeting on Feb. 23, ac
cording to report* received by
Organiser E. C. DeBaca, who
attended the installation of the
charter on that date. Members
of this local union are employes
of the Bordo Canning Company.
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A. F. G. E. FOR ALBANY
ALBANY, Ga.—A new lodge,
Mo. 1053, of the American Feder
ation of Government Employes
has been created at Albany, Ga.
This membership is composed
of miscellaneous government em
ployes and employes at the Tur
aer Air Base near Albany. Or
ganizer L. E. Graves reports that
Che union started functioning im
mediately by electing its officers
I and setting up its meeting dates
j National Vice President H. B
Bannon was the principal speakei
j and administered obligation to
j the new officers.
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NEW CITRUS LOCAL
MONTE ALTO, Tex.—Citrus
workers in the vicinity of Monte
Alto, Texas, have received theii
charter from the American Fed*
eration of Labor, Citrus Workers
Union No. 24513. This new union
was installed the latter part of
February by Organisers Frits
Cadena and E. C. DeBaca.
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N. C. SAWMILL WORKERS
LIBERTY, N. C. — Sawmill
workers in the vicinity of Liberty
have made application for mem
bership in the United Brother
hood of Carpenters and Joiners
of America, where the charter
has been received. It will be
known as the Lumber and Saw
mill Workers Local No. 3131. This
new charter was installed on
February 23 with Representative
Lewis Hutton in charge.
Charlolle, N. C.
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The bi-monthly meeting of
Charlotte Central Labor Union
will be held tonight at 7:30 in the
. Central Labor Union Hall in the
I Carpenters building, 920 West
A full attendance of delegates
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P. O. CLERKS* AUXILIARY—
Hostesses to the meeting of the
I Woman's Auxiliary to Local No.'
376, National Federation of Post
Office Clerks Friday night were
Mrs. Lloyd Hoover and Miss An
nie Mae Williams, at the home of
| Mrs. Hoover, 2334 Westfield road.
! Mrs. Clyde Mitchell, chairman
1 of the program committee, and
’ Mrs. Robert Preston and Mrs.
1 Leroy Page staged a quiz on the
1 auxiliary and what it means to
postal clerks and their wives;
and Miss Sandra Carpenter
gave selections on the piano. Con
tests were held, and Mrs. Mitch
ell and Mrs. George Carpenter
A salad course carrying out the
St. Patrick’s Day motif, was
served and the guests presented
1 a shower of gifts to Mrs. Jim
New members welcomed at
the session were Mrs. George
Graham, Mrs. John Irby and Mrs.
Louise Johnston. A guest at the
meeting was Mrs. Elbert Crocker
of Whispering Pines in Myrtle
Beach, S. C., who was visiting
The next meeting of the aux
iliary will be held at the home
of Mrs. John Cullingford, 1218 E.
36th St., on Friday night, April
SOL BLOOM DIES
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his 76th birthday he said:
"I can still make a brush.”
President Truman paid tribute
to Congressman Bloom at Key
West, Fla., where the Chief Ex
ecutive is vacationing. Other tri
butes came from the late Con.
gresaman’s colleagues in Wash
In recognition of his splendid
voting record on bills of interest
to organised labor, the AFL Non
Partisan .Committee in New York
City always gave Congressman
Bloom its wholehearted endorse
ment The Congressman was
deeply appreciative of the confi
dence reposed in him by the
members of AFL unions.
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were a request to hia wife to call
Dr. Edward Pruden, paator of the
First Baptist church, and tell him
that ha would be unable to teach
hia Sunday school clasa. While
Mrs. Broughton was making this
telephone call nurses summoned
her back to the room as the end
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era that are connected with the
Republican and Democratic par*
ties. But he won’t tell you there
is anything wrong with Russia.
He does not mention the murders
and violence committed against
people with the courage to even
whisper disapproval of any act of
the Soviet government.
This is only one of the many
inconsistencies of the Taft-Hart
ley act, which with one at
tempts to befuddle the minds of
the people by asking their labor
officers to declare that they are
not Communista and on the other
hand compels union men, work
ing under union shop coditions,
to work side by side with those
poisonous advocates of Commun
ism even though they are not
members of our union.
(Continued from Page 1)
er items did not presage any gen
eral lowering of living costs,
which would remain at their
present levels for the rest of the
year. Some downward price
trends have been reversed in the
last two weeks, he asserted. •
“The cost of living, which de
clined 2 1-2 per cent after rising
74 per cent since June of 1939,”
Mr. Keyserling said, “has shown
signs in recent weeks that seem
to support those of us who be
lieved that the recent drop in the
cost of living was not perma
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Charlotte Typographical Union
No. 338 held ita regular monthly
meeting in Carpenters Hall, 920
Weat Trade street, Sunday after
noon at 2 o’clock. Business of a
routine nature was transacted
and a lengthy report of the board
of directors of the union’s club
was heard, which showed much
progress has been made during
the past year.
Reports of delegates to the
Allied Printing Trades Council
and the Charlotte Central Labor
Union were heard.
President J. T. Primm presided
with Secretaries Paul Craft and
Howard Beatty in their respective
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PINE BLUFF, Ark.—A new
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workers at Roy Sturgis Lumber
Company, Pine Bluff, from the
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WICHITA FALLS. Texa*.—Or
ganiser Lester Graham announces
, that the White Auto Store em
| plodyes voted two to one for the
| Teamsters to represent them in
collective bargaining ■ on Fteb. 25.
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GREENVILLE, S. C.—Andrews
Machine Company has been ©r
1 dered by the NLRB to reinstate
26 of its discharged employes
who were discharged because of
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