Foreign News: Strikes

With more than 1,300,000 unemployed, Britain is gripped by two strikes and menaced by a third. The first is a farm laborers' strike, involving 10,000 hands, in Norfolk. The farmers say that they cannot pay the present scale of wages and escape bankruptcy. The farm laborers state that they cannot exist on the present wages, and demand an increase. In the meantime milk maids and police-men are doing the farm work. King George, who farms one of the largest estates in Norfolk—the Sandringham estate—has sided with the laborers, as have some of the...

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