Boy Strikers seem to be epidemic; Hemingray strike settled


Publication: The Muncie Morning News

Muncie, IN, United States
p. 4, col. 5


Seem to Be an Empidemic of

Trouble in Glass Factories.

Port's Fruit Jar Works the Last

to be Troubled Other

Strike News.

There seems to be an epidemic of strikes among the glass factory boys in Muncie, the first having been introduced ten days ago with the strike at the Hemingray factory, when the carry-out boys quit on a demand for an increase in wages. This trouble was settled a week later, and the strikers returned to work after inconveniencing the firm and the other employes.

The next trouble of a similar nature occurred at Ball Bros. factory No. 2, where the seventy-five boys employed on the three tanks quit work on a strike because the firm refused to discharge some colored boys wh