LABOR: Strikes-of-the-Week

As sure a sign of Recovery as circus openings are of spring were the strikes popping and smoldering across the land last week.

¶ Confronted with a "sitdown" for more pay by his 133 employes, President Everett A. Wilsher of Detroit's Gordon Baking Co. crawled into his plant through a window, sued for peace. Failing, he sent 20 constables armed with warrants, charging illegal possession. The constables tossed tear gas; the strikers returned loaves of bread. A Federal conciliator brought about a truce, persuaded the sit-downers to leave the plant pending negotiation.


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