Canada: THE DOMINION: The Pulse Runs Down

In the nine-week-old steel strike, the two opponents were close, yet not quite close enough. The Government offered 11 to 12½¢; the steel strikers wanted 12½¢ flat. Prime Minister Mackenzie King remarked hopefully: "We'll see a way out of this before long; we are nearing the end." Union Leader Charles Millard said: "The strike can be settled, possibly this week."

But each side waited for the other to make the slight concession that would mean a settlement.

Meanwhile, Canada's pulse of production grew weaker. Many of the nation's nail factories and foundries had closed. Shipyards, locomotive works, railroad-car shops were...

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