LABOR: Passaic

The textile strike which for 12 weeks had been enlivening the annals of New Jersey with accounts of strikers dispersed with clubs, tear bombs, riot acts and jail sentences, spent its 13th week in a futile research for a peace settlement.

Emerging from the obscurity of the state capital, Governor Arthur Harry Moore, sometimes dubbed "Silk Hat Harry," announced first that he did not have power to remove local officials accused of abusing the strikers:

"The Governor has power to do just one thing and that is to invade the...

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