LABOR: Impossible Sum

Last week a U. S. District Court in Philadelphia decided the case of Apex Hosiery Co. v. Branch i, American Federation of Hosiery Workers, William Leader et al. (TIME, March 27). The verdict: Branch i & its President Bill Leader would have to pay the well nigh impossible sum of $711,392.55 in recompense for damage done Apex's plant and business in a strike two years ago.

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