LABOR: In Minneapolis

When striking truckmen rioted in Minneapolis last year two special policemen were killed (TIME, June 1934). One night last week another howling, ugly-tempered mob milled around Minneapolis' Flour City Ornamental Iron Co., which strikers from six other local iron plants had been trying to shut down since early July. Inside the plant, where they had worked, eaten, slept for three days, cowered 18 non-union workers.

About 11 p. m., when the mob had grown to 4,000 strong, 100 policemen set out to break it up with tear gas. The crowd fell back, surged...