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The Steamfitters' Strike

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New York, Deo. 19. - The steamfltters, strike which has been on for several weeks was further extended Tuesday by the calling 01 o of 2,000 more men. The men called out are carpentcrs, plumbers, aousesmiths and sheotiron wolkers, employed on the Vanderbilt clinio at Six;ieth street and Ninth avenue; the Commercial building, Fourteenth and University place, and a new building at Broadway and Broome street. It is expected that several other buildings will be dedeserted by employés in a few days if the employers persist in their efforts to do the stoamfltting with non-union men. There are nearly 900 steamfltters on a strike, and this brings the numbor up to nearly 3,000, with a prospect of more being called out in a day or two. The steamfltters deolare thoy will win the strike if it is necessary to cali out all the mon engaged on every large building in the city.


Ann Arbor Argus
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