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a apparently Form Group To Study NY Job Dispute NEW YORK (AP)--A 10-mem- jer committee has been formed, with Mayor Robert F. Wagner's Messing, to investigate the construction construction trades jobs dispute that has led to the arrest of nearly demonstrators this month. The committee was set up Tuesday during a two-hour City Hall meeting at which Wagner conferred conferred with Negro and union leaders, and representatives of juilding contractors. The dispute centers around demands demands that more Negroes and Puerto Ricans be employed publicy-financed construction proj- were these other developments developments in the city: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored threatened to have children boycott boycott city schools when they open Sept. 9 unless the Board of Education comes up with a plan ;on=i!!r a ^, m ^Sl^- been like Further complicating matters matters is a threatened wage strike by teachers on that date. Picketing of construction sites here resulted in arrests of 40 demonstrators who tried to toi | y trucks from the pro j ects ville, the| Negro )eaders used chi|dre ^ Jon , ines for (he fj ( . [The body will i in earnest. Eighteen youngsters ranging in age from 2 to 13 taken into temporary custody. At one picketed housing site in Queens, where nine Negro demonstrators including a minister is bar- arrested Tuesday, 23 Negro plasterers plasterers walked off the job, apparently apparently in support of the demonstration. demonstration. A foreman expressed fear that unless the 23 returned the walkout might spread to trades on the $83-million at the and slow down work. Queens site--the Rochdale Village cooperative apartments--was a during my lunch hour from' . J J Negro assistant district attorney, Kenneth Brown, who picketed ing his lunch. "I'll walk every be-'on," he said. Picketing at another housing.cial city project on Manhattan's East Aer- was called off because of of Racial Equality of faith in the 118, was City Halt meeting. But the spokes- at «n were n project if the mayor's a "J results.

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 31 Jul 1963, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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