National Affairs: Paralysis on the Pacific

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If you had walked down Market Street in San Francisco last Monday morning you would have had the uncanny impression that it was still Sunday. Even municipal streetcars, the last to halt, were in the barns, their operators at home, afraid to take them out. There were no taxicabs in sight. There were few automobiles; filling stations had closed Saturday. Many business offices were deserted, and those who went to work arrived on foot. In the whole city only 19 "accredited"' restaurants were open....

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