National Affairs: Cemetery Strike

Stanley Zasadzdniski dug many a grave. He rose through the dead to be, aged 42, a foreman in huge Calvary Cemetery, New York City. Two weeks ago he and some 300 fellow gravediggers stopped digging, struck for higher wages (TIME, Aug. 12). If Foreman Zasadzdniski had dug just one more grave, for himself, he would have been just in time. Last week he was shot dead in the graveyard as he lead strikers against a busload of strikebreakers.

Meanwhile, in the vast metropolitan necropolis, a great city's dead continued to accumulate. Some 200...

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