Foreign News: A Strike

The fall of the mark has so demoralized wage values that 60,000 men employed in the Berlin metal industries have struck.

Three-cornered negotiations between the Government, the companies and the workers broke down. The Government proposed a wage of 10,000 marks an hour. The workers demanded "real pay for real work"; a sliding scale of wages based on the cost of living was urged. The Government feared it would add to the depreciation. The companies said a wage which varied each week would make it impossible to quote prices in doing business. The workers...

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