LABOR: Happier Valley

Peace came suddenly last week to Happy Valley, Tenn., where a strike of some 5,000 textile workers in the Bemberg & Glantzoff artificial silk mills at Elizabethton had dragged its way through six unhappy weeks (TIME, May 27). The strike ended when President Arthur Mothwurf of the mills agreed to take back striking workers, discuss their grievances, appoint a new personnel director. Peacemaker: Miss Anna Weinstock, 28, conciliator from the U. S. Department of Labor.

Dissatisfaction among his directors in New York at the mill's daily loss of some $40,000, due to...

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