LABOR: Feud-in-Waiting

When C. I. O.'s Philip Murray, Sidney Hillman and two score sub-lieutenants went to Cleveland last fortnight to minister to the feud-fuddled United Automobile Workers of America, they hoped to apply not a cure but a poultice. To that end they had the delegates elect conservative, cooperative Roland Jay Thomas to the presidency and abolish the jobs of four quarrelsome vice presidents (TIME, April 10). Last week, to the dismay of Physicians Murray & Hillman, the delegates in winding up their convention wound the poultice into a knot.

To the new U. A. W. executive board (which collectively outranks President...

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