LABOR: Bloodless Interlude

Seven men (included wounded who died) last week went to their graves as the result of the battle between pickets and police before Republic Steel Corp.'s South Chicago plant (TIME, June 7). In Chicago a "mass funeral" was staged for three of them by the Steel Workers Organizing Committee. Meanwhile the violence of the S. W. O. C. strike against three big independent steel com- panies—Republic, Youngstown and Inland —subsided. In Detroit, where fortnight ago United Automobile Workers organizers were beaten at the entrance to Ford's River Rouge plant, the fighting shifted...