COMMUNISTS: Over the Side

The C.I.O., having set adrift eight Communist-line unions (totaling 700,000 members), last week put the last of its Red-led outfits over the side. Expulsion notices were served on the 5,000-member Marine Cooks and Stewards Union and the 75,000 West Coast longshoremen, fishermen and Hawaiian sugar and pineapple workers who are tied in with Harry Bridges' International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union.

Said Harry Bridges: "That will save us a lot of headaches, being free from that lousy outfit." The C.I.O. felt the same way about Harry.


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