GREAT BRITAIN: Textile Strike

In gloomy Manchester last week, stubborn union textile workers and more stubborn manufacturers decided to give England another big strike, the worst she has faced since the great 1926 Coal Strike. In the office of Deputy Mayor Titt they met to discuss a comparatively simple problem. In the Lancashire milling town of Burnley four weeks prior, 2,000 spinners and weavers had struck against breaches of hour and wage agreements. Last week the workers were ready to accept a 6% wage cut, but the manufacturers demanded more. They refused to reinstate the men...

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