National Affairs: They Act Alike

North Carolina's labor troubles were by no means confined to the Communist-led strike at Gastonia and its aftermath, the Charlotte murder trial (see above). At the Blue Ridge foothill town of Marion, an-other textile strike, directed by the conservative United Textile Workers of America, an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor, "went rough" last week, led to the summoning of National Guardsmen.

Two months ago workers were organized by A. F. of L. agents in the cotton mill of Marion Manufacturing Co., owned by Spinster Sallie Baldwin of Baltimore. When the union hands...

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