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Detroit Bread Strike Ends; Plan Cooperative Bakeries

The committee that was chosen to represent 30 organizations in their boycott against the Jewish bakeries in demands for radical reductions in the price of bread decided not to continue its strike in protest against the settlement that was made by the master bakers with representatives of the Jewish Communist group. According to the settlement there is to be a reduction of one cent on a 10-cent loaf, two cents on a 13-cent loaf and three cents on a 20-cent loaf. Representatives of organizations objected that this was not enough and charged that Communists made this settlement for the sake of the glory involved in the claim that they were instrumental in settling the bread strike.

The bread strike committee stated Wednesday night that it does not consider it wise to continue the strike at this time, after the ranks have been split, but decided instead to return to their organizations with proposals to organize cooperative bakeries, thereby lowering the price of bread to a minimum.

In the meantime the kosher meat problem is becoming more acute, with butchers refusing to pay for supervision. The orthodox rabbis announce that they are outling plans to be submitted to the community for settlement at a public meeting to be held Sunday afternoon, December 6th, at Congregation Emanuel. The meeting originally planned for November 30th was postponed to this date.

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