LABOR: Mills Up; Men Down

In Kansas City last week the National Labor Relations Act, passed last summer to make employers bargain collectively with a majority of their employes, met its first constitutional test, went down to dusty defeat. Three Stouts, Charles, Warda and Alice, who own the Majestic Flour Mills at Aurora, Mo., appealed to U. S. District Judge Merrill E. Otis for an injunction against a Labor Relations complaint. A majority of the Stout employes had organized a union, and demanded higher wages. This demand was granted. Then the unionized majority demanded that only union members be employed, that no union member...

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