National Affairs: Mr. Harding's Letter

The strike of the Railroad Shopmen seems to be a hardy perennial. Since its height last summer it has gradually faded from public notice. But a letter written by President Harding to the leader of the shopmen of the Jersey Central Railroad reveals the fact that some 40% of the men are still " out" in various parts of the country.

President Harding's letter does not indicate just where he feels the responsibility lies. He says: "I do not find myself able to discern any adequate question of principle which could justify a minority of the...

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