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12 Tha Newt-Review, ReMburg, Or. Frl., Aug. 12, 1949
FIT. FOR A QUEEN
MIm Jootkt Pont holds doll
of Queen Julian of Holland
which, with dolls from 54 coun
tries. If belnt ahown throuthout
Holland for war charlllea, '
Plan Scored By '
NEW YORK, Aug. 12.-UP) In
land Steel company president,
Clarence B. Randall, said Thurs
day that President Truman's crea
tion of the steel fact-finding board
was an "industrial revolution"
which would lead to permanent
EOvernment wage fixing.
The attack on the President's I
action was the first made by an ,
Industry spokesman as the com- j
panies began presentation of their
case before the board. Randall is
from Chicago. i
Last week the CIO Steelwork
ers union argued before the board
for a 30-oents-an-hour package In-1
eluding wage, pension and Insur
Randall, who spoke for his own 1
company but also was the key
noter for the entire Industry, not '
only rejected all the union's de
mands, but also denounced the
very process of a fact-finding
"When the President announced
the formation of this board he
was in fact announcing an Indus
trial revolution In America," Ran
"By doing so, he has declared
himself as favoring a new social
order, and one so different from
that under which our magnificent
production record has been
achieved that unless the process
Is stopped, and stopped at once,
there will be no possibility of
'Through this means, whether
he knew It or not, he has pro
claimed that wages shall be fixed
by the government.
'The fixing of profits comes
next, and then when incentive is
killed and production falls, the
final step of nationalization fol
The three-man board, which Is
headed by Prof. Carroll R.
Daugherty of Northwestern uni
versity, will make findings of
fact and recommendations In Its
report to the President, which Is
due Aug. 30, but these are not
Randall hinted that Philip Mur
ray, president, of the Steelwork
ers union and of the CIO, who Is
present at the hearing, persuaded
Mr. Truman to establish the fact
The union maintains that Indus
try profits have been so high, and
materials costs have dropped so
sharply in recent months that the
30-cents-an-hour demand could be
paid easily without any price In
creases, Also on the board with Daugh
erty are David L. Cole, Paterson,
N. J. attorney, and Samuel I.
Rosenman, former New York
state supreme court Justice and
one-time adviser to President
WASHINGTON', Aug. 12. (.T
Senator Taft (R-Ohio) accused
the democrats Thursday of try
ing to bypass him in a proKsod
new Investigation of labor-management
Taft told a reporter he think
there Is a definite move afoot
among democratic members of
the labor committee to leave him
and other supporters of the Taft
Hartley act out of a proposed new
"If they try It and they have
given every sign they will I'm
going to fight it in the Senate,"
- the Ohioan said.
He said he and Senators Don
nell (R-Mol and Smith (RNJ).
who developed the bill which the
Senate passed as a substitute for
the administration's Taft-Hartley
repealer, weren't Invited to Join
in sponsoring an Investigation
resolution now ready for Senate
The resolution, setting up a
$25,000 fund for an inquiry into
labor-management relations In
cluding the operation of the Taft
Hartley act won approval Wed
nesday of the senate rules com
mittee. It previously had been ap
proved by the labor committee
over Taft's protest.
Senator Murray (D-Mont). a
vigorous opponent of the Taft
Hartley act, Is expected to head
the labor subcommittee. It would
hold hearings and report to con
gress by next January 15.
Two republicans who didn't go
along with Taft Senators Aiken
of Vermont and Morse of Oregon
Joined eight democrats in spon
soring the resolution. Aiken and
Morse voted against the Taft
bill when it passed the Senate
"It looks like they arc getting i
ready for the 1950 campaign,
Taft commented. I
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