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(Mount Puoski, IlL) THURSDAY, FEB. I. 1951 LOCAL NEWS Win. Fox. supt. Lmcc,ln SChool ald t'olons. as 1951 presidenl of the Log- unty Medical Society at. Up's meeting last Thurs- lght. He succeeds Dr. Don- Lrrington of Mourn Pulaski. .lie Piatt of Hartsburg was Iness caller in the city on ay. and Mrs. Forrest Maske 'Ving their 25th Weddin .%.qF,ersa': lhis Thursday. Feb. 1 They h;e ",, ehi'.dren. Mrs. Robert Nobw Peoria. and Bur- dette, in h" armx at Camp ('ar- son. t'oto. ()n." ctlld died in in- fancy. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hutchison visited in Sprinafield Sunday at the home of her sswr, Mrs, Ever- eu Blanford. Mrs. Keith Rothwell v'as in At- lanta Wednesday. Jan. 24, and gave the program for the Atlanta Woman's Club. She shoxved pic- IIHeS "hat she and h',r 11 !-ba:i had laken on a lrlp ;, " ' }{awauan Islands in Jam ar3 of 1950 She prefaced the shoIn of lhe film by a very interesin and informative talk about he group of islands, Mrs. Anna Maddox of Oakland has been visiting the past en days with her son, Dr. H. H. Mad dox and wife. Mr. and Mrs. John Geyer and daughter, Miss Erna, w'ere visit- prs in Springfield last Friday. Ithe Railroads 000 the Labor Unions seek to 000 this agreement! What is the TRUTH? At various states in thepresent dispute with the brotherhoods of railroad operating employees .. the railroads agreed to arbitrate. The union leaders refused .. the railroads accepd the recommen- datiorm of President qruman s Emergency Board. The union leaders refused. ... the railroads accepted the White House roposal of August 19, 1950. The umon aders refused. Finally an Agreement was signed at the White House on December 21, 1950. Now the union leaders seek to repudiate the Agreement. The railroads stand ready to put the terms of this Agreement into effect immediately, with back pay at the rates and date indicated. The Agreement is given in full below. (2) applicable t_ i bodying principles A reeemen% em +a for benefit of yardmas%er- 8.  e entered .... e baSiC hours of i ardmasters 0  - .... 1 1950, th  to 205 hourS 9. Effective ucP r;duced frmu 1 240 hours, d " car stewards Snvertime to acc re__a 240 to be pa lngh" no peI y :^-'s between 2uo " have ue- rate. time and ' rs have boon worked- for at the pro rata fective FebrUar 1 1951, overtime at Efshal I accrue_afte Op for t? 2?_hour i one-half _^.+, salr t- _ .... naia '. ,ea I0) The baslc mv .... , .me as tna "--+n centS VT." i ^-th shall be n 7,, r dollars an? -te effectlve .... . weDt tha lv -- -^nthY  mOnth. -55a n the presen - i shall be aau- -- januarY i. 1951- thiS agreement to be sideratiOn of above, ereafter until th _ ,*r kct. I0. In con ,_ 1 1953. and of Railway u .... ive until Ucuu__'.rovisions rules elzu- -4e1 una  in waes or changed or mu*-- proposals for c hanges MoratoriUm On , 195, as follOWS: until October s for c hEes in rates of pay, rules itiated or progressed ' NO propsah,+.ons wxll be 5-,or or b an.{r-= i _^in  conul ---+ any Cait* - .^+ Wl%n ' by the e=px eDloyees, P[ I, 1950, ex[[ i ier agains *-^s from uc%uw-_ ^r working u,,- " -*^ of three '---s in rules v _^rtO dune pert^.osal s for cn[, initiate pl: result of such W .... a" have u- ""t if as " __ ditions wncn Tla however, ". .... workers gu- 150 Frovlu,ation polx, _^ called ' 7,./.-ent wage s%aPx:e d to receive  maymeet gv..'av e been Pez*-__es ' the par 952 to era*x{ mprovement incre; after JulY.}'._[men[s for annuax . ^elmSn on  ---e aau . . -th DoctOr o -- -at further w= -re %ustifles, ZC ..... s whether u." s agreement  _  cost el ^..loyees cver$.ases recexvedU^,ther party f0[_a addition %0 "";%-the request_?[,'fix the %1me =' vin formua. steel 2t..n and the .... ;;c  meetin Eg. DootorhyE wage staT e for such = rormation lv- _, encieS. *" parties m { += or ovuo- = conferences zatiOn autuor ..... to agree at such the parties are unable whether or not further wage adjUstmentS are justified t NSURANCE O EVERY DESCRIPTION Phone 46 Mount Pulaski, IlL ashington, D. C. December 21, 1950 I. Establish 40 hour week for yardmen with in- crease of 2 cents effective October I, 1950, and addi- tional 2 cents effective January i, 1951. 2. Set aside 40 hour week agreement until Januar i, 1952, and establish 6 day work week for yardmen. Effective with the first pay roll period after 30 days from the date of execution of the formal agreement, yard- men required by the carrier to work on the 7th day to be paid overtime rates except engineers who shall receive straight time rates for the 7th day This does not create guarantees Where they do not now exist On and after October i, 1951. three months' notice to be given of desire to go on 40 hour week. Provide for consideration of availability of manpower and 4 cents per hour if and when the 40 hour week actually becomes effective. Z. Settle rules for 40 hour week and 6 day week 4. Grant yard conductors and brakemen other rules such as daily earnings minimum, car retarder operators and footboard yardmasters as recommended by Emergency Board No. 81. 5. Settle following rules: Initial Terminal Delay (Conductors and Train- men) Interdivisional Runs Pooling Cabooses (Conductors and Trainmen) Reporting for Duty More than One Class of Service ' Switching Limits Air Hose (Conductors and Trainmen) Western Differential and Double Meader and Ton- nage Limitation IConductors and Trainmen, all Territories) 6- Road men to receive 5 cents per hour increase offective October i, 1950 and additional 5 cents per hour increase effective January i, 1951. 7. Quarterly adjustment of wages on basis of cost of living index (I point to equal i per hour First adjustment April I, 1951. Base to be 176). (a) they shall ask the President of the United States to appoint a referee who shall sit With them and consider all pertinent information, and decide promptly whether further wage in- creases are justified and. if so, what such increases should be, and'the effective date thereof. The carrier represent- atives shall have one vote. the employee representatives shall have one vote and the referee shall have one vote. ** ii. If the parties cannot agree on details of agreement or rules, they shall be submitted to John R. Steelman for final decision. The usual protections for arbitraries, miscellaneous rates, special allowances, and existing money differentials aboveformaleXistingagreement.Standard daily, rates Will be included in the " The foregoing will not debar management and committees on individual railroads from mutually agreeing upon changes in rates, rules and working conditions of employees covered by this agreement. - 'Vqe axe this and other advertisements to talk to you