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Idle Iron Workers

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Milwaukee, June 30.- Francis Hinton, manager of the North Chicago rolling milis at Bny View, said last night that the works vouid sliut duwn Saturday night and remain losed until the disputes vvere settled. The milis generally employ about 1,300 men, hut ïeai'ly 4:'O have been idle for some time. Tbe vrorkmeu claim that the shut down will uot ast more thau three mouths, as, accordiug to heir statement the stock of manufacturad ronín tiie n-.arket vviil not last longer than hat time. They regard the shut-down as jractically a victory for them, a? they had jefore stutcd their wilüngness to have tha lilis close for three months to reduce tha ui'plus stock in the market. PiTTSBlRG, Pa., June 30. -A telegram reeived at the Amalgamated associatiun headuarters last evening f rom Akroii. O., anounces tbat the Akron Works comjany, eroployitig about 500 men, has signed ae Amalgamated '.vage scale and nill keep s milis in operation. This break in the lanul'acturers' ranks is cousidered very imjortant. Still the shut-don ill inrolve earl}' 100,60(1 workmen.


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