Garment Strike Near Settlement As Shops Meet Union Terms

The strike of clothing workers initiated by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and involving 50,000 workers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, a majority of whom are Jewish, continued yesterday. The leaders in charge expressed themselves as being well satisfied with the success of the stoppage in the men’s clothing industry. Settlements with the employers are being made very rapidly and the settlement committee of the union was active all day yesterday and will be busy today receiving applications from the employers and negotiating settlements, it was said at Union headquarters. At the same time the union made arrangements for a series of mass meetings to be held tomorrow at which the strikers will be told of the progress made.

Joseph Schlossberg, secretary-treasurer of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, declared “there

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