LABOR: Minneapolis Management

Last week, Governor Floyd Bjerstjerne Olson of Minnesota, his patience exhausted, turned up Minneapolis' skirts and spanked her because she stubbornly refused to settle her three-week-old truck drivers' strike. His authority to spank grew out of his declaration of martial law for the city a fortnight ago. The spanking took the form of an order sweeping from her streets all trucks except those bearing milk, ice, bread, fuel, newspapers, cinema films and necessities of life.

Wails and smiles greeted his order. For days the Governor had been...

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