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N TR AL PO INT
A M ERIC AN
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cal parallel. However, as the U. S true that for the first time in our butcher shop in Medford Monday.
New« * Iso points out, there is a vast history, the Federal government has
At the annual school meeting
and fundamental difference iu th
which was held at the school house
demands the strik rs a r e making to
Wagner of District 13 June 31. Frank Hurst
Re-established. September 13, 192S. day as compared to those they m a d e ;
Re was elected director for three years
Devoted to the best interests of
and Mabel W erti was reelected
Central Point and vicinity.
In practically all pre-depression1
Admittedly, the Waguer Act is clerk
Entered as second class matter a: strikes, labor
the post office, Central Point, Ore wages and/or
working one-sided— it puts responsibilities
Mr ami Mrs. Frank Hurst motor
gon, under the Act of March 8, 1879. weeks. The closed shop was rarely of many kinds upon employers, and ed to Medford Wednesday. Mrs.
a vital issue. Today the primary d e -! few upon labor The Supreme Court Hurst was to have undergone a mi
"land of strikers is the closed shop I spoke of tihs fact in upholding the
Six Months ............................... $1.00
In many instances, union demands | Act, but said there was nothing in
One Year ................................. $1.50
Master Jack and Bob Frederick
for higher wages and shorter work
Payable in advance
were dinner guests at the Werts
weeks have been met by industry—
Advertising rates on application
home Thursday evening.
but strikes have continued, because the Wagner Act has certainly failed
Office— Second Street, off Main
Phil Wert« is doing chores for
employers refused to grant the
Hurst during Mr. Hurst's ab
ness to the Act, It should be record
ARTHUR EDWARD POWELL
ed that it has seldom been Invoked. sence.
This is obviously a vital change i'l
The first hay of the season was
Editor and Proprietor
In the recent steel strikes, for in
labor s attitude. Furthermore, it
sane«, it was not brought into force cut Thursday. So far the farmers in
has been accompanied by (he entry
As a result, the adequacy of the Act this region have been lucky in not
of labor into polities on an unprece
remains in question and is yet to be having any hay damaged by the re
dented scale. The A. F. of L.. for in
proved General opinion holds that cent rain.
stance, used to keep absolutely clear
Farmers in this vicinity arc busy
tile Act must be extensively revised
of political partisanship— yet before
■ cultivating corn at the present time.
TAX DODGERS AND ECONOMY
if it is to achieve real success.
the last election. A. F. of L.'s Presi
dent Green and other high offieials
A legitimate campaign against came out strongly in favor of the
tax dodgers is something lHat n o -' reelection of Mr. Roosevelt. And
body can object to. The unusual part John L. Lewis, head of A. F. of L s
about the present so-called cam- rival, the CIO, is a strong Roosevelt
July 3, 1937 I
paign is. Why was action delayed backer, and was a major contribu-
•Mr. Menni'ee Charley of Glendale !
this long if officers of the govern- tor to the Democratic campaign Oregon was a business visitor in this I
ment knew that tax evasion has been [fund. He is likewise a strong Influ- community Monday afternoon.
a common practice?
ence In several of the major indus-
L. H. Wertz delivered a veal to a
If there are loopholes iu our tax trial states, notably Pennsylvania
laws, surely the Treasury Depart and Michigan. It is his belief that
ment could point them out and Con the labor movement, if it is to be
gress could correct the situation in successful, must be permanently and)
aggressively involved in politics.
This unprecedented situation has
The public might be as much in
Quick, Safe A Efficient
terested in knowing which of our caused a definite cleavage of opinion
NO PULLS NO BURNS
public officials are responsible for over labor and Its desires and activi
permitting tax evasion to continue ties. It is the general opinion among
in the flagrant manner they claim,
as it is in the names of the tax great issue of the hour is whether
A bargain in every price and you
203 \V. Main
labor is to run, by proxy, the govern
are in the hands of experts only.
ment. The labor union executives
Also Expert Hair-Cutting
In the meantime, however, if
those who talk about saving pennies
tions that side with labor, feel that
for the government from tax evad
ers, would spend a fraction of the direct action is essential, and that
IS N. Bartlett
energy and determination in saving
strikes and the demand for a 100
billions to the government by en
per cent closed shop, where no non-
forcing efficiency and economy mea-
,, union man may work, is necessary
D EN TISTRY
sures, some worthwhile results could
it labor is to receive its fair share
be secured that might save the peo
4 19 M ed ford Bldg.
of industry’s earnings.
I I . O. H IG H
ple of this natiou heavy increases in
taxes and provide less incentive to
more powerful today than ever In
the past. In the nineteen years end
The private tax dodger and the
ing in 1932, less than 30 per cent of
Western Distributor For
economy-dodging public official will
strikes ended with labor winning its
be in the same boat In public esteem
Pliysickin and Surgeon
before long. The only difference be- d“ mand8- La8t ypar' more ,han 40
210 Midford Hldg.
Me« Iford, Ore.
tween the two is that the tax dodger ^ tent ° f 8trikee ‘■ '» »» "‘.ted in un
Anything in line of fencing
may cost the hard-pressed .axpayer equivocal victories for the strikers,
while in 36 per cent more, labor re
STONE S DRUG STORE
pennies, while the offleial economy-
124 N. Riverside
ceived part of itji demands.
dodger costs him millions.
A* «vwy student of bistor« know-
T H E
C E N T R A L
P O IN T
A M E R IC A N
$1.50 to $3.50
New Lawnmowers—$6.50 to $10.00
For boiling out clogged radiators
Hooper Radiator Service
33 S. Bartlett
4 lbs. 49c
Neats on Sale at
HHOW.VS, Phone 101
$1.50 to $5.00
Dr. 1. H. Gove
Dr. B. C. Wilson
STRIKERS' DEMANDS CHANGE recovery from a depression breeds
“ Since last November there ha-< strikes. This w-as true after the de
been a larger monthly average total pressions of 1884, 1891, 1907, etc.
of strikes than at any other period However, today the issues are deeper
in the country's history with the ex and different, and present • strik-s
ception of 1917,” says the United eannot be accurately compared with
November those of previous decades. It is also
through May, exactly 2.323 strikes
have occurred. They have struck 46
of the 48 states- North Dakota and
Bring you r
Nexico being the exceptions. As is to j
be expected, they have been most
numerous in sections of the country
T o the
where industrial development is
highest —Michigan, New York, New
England, California. They have been
least numerous in the agricultural
states— Iowa, Kansas. Nebraska, etc.
Even so. there Is nothing unique
i ’nsli P rlirn
in the number of strikes that have
4th X F ir St*.
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