Ironwood Daily Globe 20 Jan 1939 - Catherine Nepsha
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,1939. HOP TOT 150 Pickets Guard Plant While Injunction Is Sought. laPorte, Ind.. Jan. 20—(*)—Approximately 20—(*)—Approximately 150 striken, maintain- ng 24-hour picket duty in squads of 25, paraded around the Indiana Garment company's little plant here Xxlay as the firm's attorneys made ready an injunction suit designed to jrevent recurrence of violence which injured five slightly. Isadore Levine, one of the lawyers, lawyers, said the company, strike-bound since last Wednesday, would seek to enjoin the strikers, all members of the International Ladles' Garment Garment Workers' union, from Interfering Interfering with movement of merchandise from the plant. He added suit would be filed before LaPorte Circuit Judge Wlrt Worden. Cot By Flying Claw When Harold Hlrsh. young president president of Hlrsh and Sons. Chicago, owner of the plant and others at Chicago and Crawfordsville. Ind., tried to drive a truck load of merchandise merchandise from the place yesterday violence broke out for the first time in the dispute. Hlrsh said he was cut on the hands when glass in the truck cab was shattered as the strikers halted the vehicle. He reported tires and ignition wires were ripped away. Four of the strikers — Margaret Speck. Jo'e Ryme, Sophie Moryl and Catherine Nepsha—were cut and bruised when, they said the truck drove into them. Police Chief Carl Baumgartner said he would make "every effort" to preserve peace.