Foreign News: Red Fizzle

Cries of "Down with the government! Down with the War in Morocco!" resounding fitfully but alarmingly through Paris, as Communists staged a very poor imitation of "a general 24-hour strike." A few taxi drivers were whacked and mauled for not striking, and many more heeded the warning and "struck." In the outlying factory districts there was a bit of sharp mob-fighting for a time. But in general the gendarmes kent the situation well in hand: some 50 Paris Communists were arrested.

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