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Mayor Appoints Judge Mediator

July 18, 1934
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of Judge Rosalsky, and declared they expected just treatment at his hands.

The appointment is believed to have temporarily averted a slaughterers’ walkout, for, when local 440 yesterday sent extra shochtim to poultry markets, proprietors accepted them under protest, but did not expel them as was expected.

The slaughterers will work temporarily, Mordecai Belkin, vice-president of the Union, said.

At 2 p. m. today a delegation of executives of Poultry Slaughterers Union Local 440 will confer with the Mayor and inform him of the steps the Union has taken in the market difficulties.

The Shochtim claim that many markets are enforcing a lockout aimed at forcing them to accept poorer conditions and lower pay.

Abraham Isaac Fitelson, director of the Vaad Harabonim, organization of New York rabbis, yesterday sent a telegram to Arthur Simon endorsing his recommendations that each chicken bear a mark to show that it is kosher and the recommendation that no slaughterer kill more than fifty coops of poultry per week.

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