National Affairs: Strategic Sit-Down

When a young David union attacks a big Goliath industry it takes a careful aim. Last week the United Automobile Workers of America, out to organize the motor industry, concentrated its attack on a plant making parts and accessories. Without carburetors, starters, brakes, the country's great assembly lines must come to a halt.

Paralyzed was Bendix Products Corp.'s big accessory, plant at South Bend, Ind. one morning last week when most of the day shift employes, sitting down at their machines, refused to work. Just before noon Works Manager John P. Mahoney's voice boomed...