The Detroit News-Herald (Detroit, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 15, 1949 Page: 4 of 4
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m OlllOIT NEWS-HERALD
Back to School
As thousands of East Texas boys and girls go back to high school and college this month,
wt are reminded of the need for the most careful planning of careers very early in school life.
Our greatest resources are our boys and girls who each year finish school and enter the world
of hard realities. Most of them start life with no definite plan and with litt'c or no information
about job opportunities. Vocational guidance, a radly neglected field, is receiving more and
mote attention from school and business leaders.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook, issued by the U. S. Department of Labor, Wash-
ington, has compiled valuable information about long range opportunities in 288 occupations.
This interesting volume which has been endorsed by the National Vocational Guidance Associ-
ation points out thit IK million young people enter the lat or force each year and that “many
of them choose a vocation on the basis of no information or partial information or even serious-
ly inaccurate information.”
• Maj* trends of employment fat long range planning are c'ted with interesting comments
on the effect of population shifts, new inventions and scientific advances. According to these
reports we find that opportunities in the plastic and chemical industries end in interior
decorating are good; that the legal profession, embalming, pharmacy, and personnel directing
are overcrowded; that there are not enough dentists; that radio announcing is nice work if you
can get it with quite a scramble for jobs.
The boy looking for a job is an appealing problem. He presents a great opportunity
far »>w«w" investment to every business man who is not too busy co listen to his eager, bright-
eyed dreams of conquest. Here is a field in which chambers ot co mmerce can render an impor-
ant service. Rotary Clubs io some towns have been helpfu' with vocstionil * dimes.
While there are 21,000 different occupations in the United States, many young people try
to get into a few overcrowded fields or seek “glamour” jobs. About forty-seven per cent of all
Jobe are in the “blue shirt" category and they have good chances of promotion. “White collar’
Jobs seem to b.- overrated.
Fortunate Indeed is the boy who knows what he wants to be by the time heenters high
school so thst ha can p'an his courses with a definite objective and with a minimum of wasted
Conservation of soft, oil, water, and forests will always be a major concern of East Texas
lenders. Let ns not overlook the greatest conservation opportunity of all—the boy looking for
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* HUBERT M. HARRISON.
East Texas Magazine.
Britala Speeds the Mew,
Aad Farmers Are Satisfied
Over a million people work la
agriculture and horticulture in Bri-
tain. Around 400,000 are farmer*,
the rest are the hired hands they
employ or members of the farmers'
One-third of the farmers own their
own farms, and two-thirds are ten-
ants, except In Northern Ireland,
where all the farmers are owners.
It must not be supposed that own-
ers are better off than tenants,
;financially or socially. Many farm-
ers, in fact, prefer to be tenants,
since they do not have to provide
capital for land and buildings, and
can therefore devote more of their
resources to stock, crops, and ma-
chinery to improve working effi-
In addition, security of tenure
has increased through the years un-
til now, under the Agriculture Act
‘of' 1947, a tenant who farms well
•nd pays his rent cannot be turned
off his farm unless the landlord in-
tends to farm the land himself. Fur-
thermore, a tenant who leaves his
[farm is assured of compensation
[for improvements, e.g., liming and
[drainage, made during his tenancy.
Proof that tenants are satisfied
dies in the average length of their
tenancy—21 years, or four years
'longer than the average period of
'ownership In the United States.
Many times, also son succeeds
lather as tenant. If tenure by family
'were taken into consideration, tha
average length of tenancy would be
On over half the farms, the farm-
er, his wife, and older children do
aU the work, with the occasional
assistance of neighbors. On the
other farms, there is an average
of one fanner to every two hired
Unde Sam Says EASliEY a DOLLINS
1 INSURANCE • N01ARY
C^vil and Criminal
Slat* and Federal Caret*
First Natieaal Bask Bnildiaf
, Local news
1 pipes —send yours in time
Mrs. Berta Mam was found in
the floor at her home early this
m ’mine. She had fallen and h .d
euffered a broken bone and was
unable to arise. She waa carried
to the Paris Sanitarium
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Over tneatf fears age, the Congress of the
UphiMiSbte passed the Raihiai labor Act
R ms Med by wdoo leaders as a model
for the settlemeat ef labor dhpotes.
T* tmiaamo «f tin Bwfrrebood ad President Truman'* Board
of LSStSTrSlSrSd Condemn* Strike
Qsdre of Railway Conductor*, and tha Htere is an eatabliahed legal method for
tattooed Trainman on the handling dfcputes involving exiating writ-
Raflrand have refined to ten oontracto-juat ae there io such a
mat twill of Killing any contract dispute
which you may have in your daily life.
Tha President of the United States ap-
pointed a Fact Finding Board to investi-
gete and adjret the Missouri Pacific die-
puts. Tide Bored reported, in part, as
",.. M is wKli a deep muss eT regret that we
are eMtoed le report the fellars ef ere ads-
ll n ||^| g
retire's red** treaepertatiee systems, with
aBaftim (asms aad hardehfee that weaM
Mew, la view eTU» feet that Ike Kaflway
efficiently re economically if the leaders of
the unions ignore agreements re laws. •
Provision* ot the Law which
There are five ways under the Railway
Labor Act to settle disputes over the mean-
ing of contracts:
1— Derision by National Railroad Ad-
2— Decision by System Adjustment
Board for the specific railroad.
8—Decision by arbitration.
4— Derision by neutral referee.
5— Decision by courts.
The Missouri, Pacific Railroad has been
and is entirely willing to have these dis-
putes settled in accordance with the re-
quirements of the Railway Labor Act.
Regardless of this fact, the union leaden
have abut down that railroad.
innocent Bgstender* Suiter
Loose* and Hardship*
There are about 5,000 engineers, firemen,
conductors and trainmen on tlie Missouri
Pacific. They are known as "operating”
employee, and are the most highly paid of
all employee on the nation’s railroads, but
their strike action has resulted in the lore
of work to 22,500 other employes of the
Missouri Pacific. In addition, they have
imposed great inconvenience and hard-
ship upon the public and the communities
served by that railroad.
Tha Railway Labor Act was lirsignad
to protect tha public agairet juat such in-
terruptions of commeres.
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Thera t* no Need tor Strike*
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The original 49’er Hiked life itself
la the Irak Io California *mlrlag op-
< port unity aad aeearity. Today, Aaseri-
caas can provide for a secure futaro
daring the U. S. Saving* Banda Oppor-
tunity Drive now ia progress. Inateod
of having to o*e a covered wagon, aa
original of which you will mo ia
principal American cities during the
drive, your opportunity will ho found
right at home.
, V.S. Tnuutf Otunant
- Bakers Always Busy
Practically all bakery products
are produced, wrapped, distributed,
and sold within a 24-hour period,
according to the American Bakers
association. Bakers work ’round
the-clock to meet the tremendous
demand for a continual flow of
fresh baked goods. One large bak-
ing company even employs its own
weather man to insure fresh prod-
ucts. Knowing that on rainy and
windy days thousands of house-
wives will not go shopping, a good
forecaster can predict tomorrow's
big city bread requirements down
to within a few hundred loaves.
Hambletonian, the famous stal-
lion after which the sulkey derby
is named, was foaled just ICO years
ago. five miles from Goshen. He
was ugly, he never won a race,
but he eirneri between 9200,000 and
$000 000 in stud fees for his rmn/cd
owner, Willion R vsd’k. who ac-
quired the colt and his crir»pl<*H
mother from breeder Jonas Seely
for $125—and go.od riddance,
Paid for Dead or
Meaning of “Light Tear"
A light year and an ordinary year
differ in this respect: The year la
a unit of time and the light year
one of distance. The velocity, of
light is about 188,000 miles per sec-
ond, so in a year it will travel 8,-
880,000,000,000 miles. This distance
is one light year.
CENTRAL HIPE &
9or Immediate Soviet
PHONE 153 COLLECT
*Tre*va got g
country in the
world where you
can still choosa
your own style
choose to build n home of your
own; chooee the materials and lo-
cation. Take away the right to
choose, to select, and to own and
yen destroy democracy. On s na-
tionwide scale here's how Ameri-
cans choosa to spend their incomes.
They spend four times mote for
food than they do for housing and
sent. They spend 1% times more
for clothing and lMi times mors
for household expenses. They spend •
as much on liquor and tobacco as
they do on homes and they spend
twice as much for liquor, tobacco,
travel, entertainment, horeeracing,
eosmetka and other things rarely
referred to as necessities than they
do on housing.
It’s a great country. You still
have a chance to chooee between
freedom and government-controlled
‘‘Shfftrad 7 mars
-then I feasfPizo
brings mazing relief!"
says Mr. M. IFN Let Angola*. CoHf.
Speed amesing rebel tram miseries ot
ample pika, with soothing IWI Act*
. Don't suffer needle** tortare
i pile*. Get Peso for feet, won-
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. fern—atm takes with psm
I pile pipe for easy sppHcetian.
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