Appeal, No. 155, Jan. T., 1959, from decree of Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Nov. T., 1958, No. 20, in case of Taylor Fibre Co. v. Textile Workers Union of America A.F.L.-C.I.O., Local 1369 et al. Appeal dismissed.
Daniel L. Quinlan, Jr., with him Edward J. Ozorowski, Daniel B. Brandschain, M. H. Goldstein, and O'Donnell, Weiss, Quinlan & Mattei, for appellants.
Victor H. Roberts and High, Swartz, Childs & Roberts, for appellee, were not heard.
Before Jones, C.j., Bell, Musmanno, Jones, Cohen, Bok and Mcbride, JJ.
OPINION BY MR. JUSTICE BELL
Taylor Fibre Company brought a complaint against several Unions and their officers, alleging mass picketing, threats and intimidation with resulting irreparable damage and loss therein particularly described, and prayed for a preliminary injunction and subsequently a permanent injunction and other equitable relief. Upon the basis of this complaint which was supported by ex parte affidavits, the Chancellor issued a preliminary injunction on January 6th, without hearing any evidence. The Chancellor ordered that a preliminary injunction issue, upon security being entered in the sum of $2,000, enjoining defendant unions, their officers, members and agents from doing any of the following acts:
"(a) Preventing or attempting to prevent by mass picketing, violence, intimidation or coercion, or any threats thereof, any person or persons having lawful business upon plaintiff's premises from freely entering or leaving plaintiff's premises; [and]
"(b) Obstructing, hindering ... ingress to or egress from plaintiff's premises of plaintiff's officers, agents, employees, ...; [and]
"(c) Interfering with, hindering or obstructing by mass picketing, violence, ... the operation of plaintiff's business, ...; [and]
"(d) Having in front of or in close proximity to any entrance to plaintiff's plant or premises more than (8) pickets at any one time, ...
"The injunction to continue for 7 days sec. reg. and the motion for its continuance thereafter will be heard by the Court on Monday, the 12th day of January, 1959, ...."
From the record and the facts which were admitted by defendants (appellants) at the bar of this Court, ...