Foreign News: Slow, Slower

Bus drivers in "gay Paree" said 450 francs was not enough and that was all there was to it. Bus owners said "450 francs is your pay. Take it or leave it."

The bus drivers took it. Communists urged them to leave it; but there seemed small prospect of any strike pay, so a novel form of strike was adopted.

One fine morning, when everybody was going unwillingly to work, the buses were driven at a snail's pace. This suited the enormous crowds until they were in danger of arriving late at their offices....

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