Foreign News: Industrial Crisis

It is estimated that in the industrial troubles in Great Britain more than 700,000 workers are affected and 56,000 are actually on strike.

Employers of the building trades announced a new schedule of wages and hours to come into force on April 14. If the terms are not accepted a lockout may result, in which 500,000 workers will be affected.

A good deal of anxiety is evinced in official circles over the railway shopmen's wage dispute. The employers proposed an extensive reduction and, if it is enforced, it is feared that a general strike of...

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