The place: Manhattan's U. S. Assay Office. The strikers: A. F. of L.
armored-car guards, who wanted to ride (at union pay) with U. S. Coast
Guardsmen stationed on trucks hauling silver bullion to West Point, N.Y.
(TIME, July 11). The winner: Contractor Peter James Malley Jr., who
continued to haul U. S. silver under U. S. gun & guard.
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