National Affairs: Iowa Gripe

One Roosevelt agency which has no cash donations with which to smooth the path of Federal domination over State Governments is NLRB. Last week, Iowa's Governor Nelson G. Kraschel and NLRB collided in a test of State v. expanding U. S. sovereignty. In paternalized Newton, where C. I. 6. employes of The Maytag Co. are striking against a pay cut (TIME, July 25), Governor Kraschel had declared martial law, closed the recently reopened Maytag plant. Reason: Maytag rejected a settlement proposed by Kraschel arbitrators, started the plant against the Governor's wishes, precipitated fighting...

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