Meat Shop Owners to Meet on Strike

Many hundreds of kosher butcher shop proprietors from every section of Greater New York are meeting at Webster Hall, 119 East Eleventh street, tonight to decide whether to close their shops in protest against high prices packers are forcing them to pay for their meats.

The meeting is being held under the auspices of the Federation of Kosher Shop Owners in Greater New York, of which Charles Cohen is president.

The Hebrew Butcher Workers Union, which also was to have met tonight to decide whether its 5,000 members would go out on strike in sympathy with the city-wide walk-out of meat trade workers has postponed its session until Friday night, at 7 East Fifteenth street.

Its action depends on what course the shop proprietors decide to follow at tonight’s rally, Joseph Belsky, secretary of the union, explained yesterday.

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