LABOR: Strike Three

Said an editorial in the Middle East edition (Cairo) of the U.S. Army paper Stars & Stripes:

"A soldier in the Middle East drew a cartoon for the Stars & Stripes. We will tell you what the cartoon portrayed. John L. Lewis, in miner's dress, was throwing dirt with a coal shovel upon the freshly marked grave of some kid in North Africa. . . . God knows it expressed the attitude of the overwhelming majority of soldiers in this and any other theater. . . .

"We believe the activities of John L....

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