LABOR: Trouble to Be Shot

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Every important act of man tends to upset the balance of nature. Last week along 1,300 miles of Pacific littoral, from far south of Point Conception to far north of Cape Disappointment, clouds of seagulls flapped anxiously over the waves, ranging out beyond their normal habitats to look in vain for ship-strewn garbage. Because Pacific coast shipowners and the maritime labor unions were fighting, the seagulls were going hungry. It had been this way for two weeks and last week's end brought no improvement.

The gulls' plight was certainly not...

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