Foreign News: Strike's Off!

Spinning and weaving Lancashire went back to work, last week, after the most stupendous cotton strike since the War. A half-million sturdy craftsfolk had walked out rather than take a 12½% cut in their meagre pay (TIME, Aug. 12). Last week they trooped triumphantly back to the mills. Under a scheme set up by that sensible Scot, Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald, they would be paid the old wage, at least until the arbiters had made an award. When first news of this compromise reached such famed cotton towns as Manchester, Blackburn and...

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