LABOR: Strikes

Three million New York Straphangers hung as usual last week. The subway strike of some 700 "keymen" (motormen and switchmen) had practically failed. Herman A. Metz, one of the three public representatives of the Interborough directorate, refused to recognize the strikers' "outlaw union." The "union" leaders, Herman A. Metz, Harry Bark, Joseph Phelan refused to return on any other basis. Meantime, the I. R. T., bearing in mind the famed Danbury Hatters case, brought suit against the strikers for 239,000 damages ("violation of contract.") Said noted jurist Samuel Untermeyer, "This is...

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