LABOR: Ominous Squeak

"There will be labor trouble this autumn." That is a prediction few people like to hear, but it is being made. Last week, a loud squeak broke the long labor peace. U. S. marshals in West Virginia arrested four members of the United Mine Workers. They refused bail, were jailed. Warrants were issued for other labor organizers and even for the master of them all—John L. Lewis. Their crime, if any, seems to have been an attempt to unionize a section which, by legal agreement, is nonunion.


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