Foreign News: Ship Strike

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

The ship owners of the British Commonwealth are seeing snakes— not the pink snakes which consort with orange toads, purple salamanders and magenta tarantulas—but sea snakes with long green bodies, gliding through great billows of discontent with only their heads sticking out—heads with red hoods, with the flittering tongue of Trotzky and the penetrating eyes of Lenin.

In brief, they were confronted by an unusually noxious kind of snipping strike. About a year ago the wages of seamen were increased one pound a month. During the summer,...

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