National Affairs: Weigh Anchor

U.S. ocean traffic with the world began to move haltingly this week after a paralysis which had gripped both coasts. The West Coast tie-up was being unknotted. The East Coast strike was over.

Ryan to Lyon. The signal for peace on the East Coast came one morning last week during a midwatch hour in a New York hotel. Cyrus S. Ching, federal mediator and peacemaker, had put the shipowners in one room and the A.F.L. longshoremen in another. For the better part of the night Ching's aides shuttled from the weary group of operators,...

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