LABOR: In Gastonia

No shop, no office door was opened one morning last week in Gastonia, N. C. Grim-faced, sullen men lounged about silent streets. They were waiting for the funeral of Chief of Police Orville F. Aderholt, murdered in a gun fight with textile strikers.

Last month (TIME, May 13) 1,700 Loray mill strikers reduced their demands, hoped to be taken back to work. Their offer was refused. Strikebreakers ran the mills. Downhearted, the strikers returned to their headquarters on the edge of town, chewed over their idleness in...

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