Foreign News: In Nova Scotia

A strike had for many months been in force at the collieries of the British Empire Steel Corporation at New Waterford, near Sydney, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Intransigence on the part of employers and employed had made settlement of the dispute impossible.

One night last week, the Corporation smuggled maintenance men into a power plant for the purpose of restoring it and supplying power for the pumps in the mines. The strikers got wind of the move and, 800 strong, marched to the plant. A pitched battle ensued. The police fired. A miner named Davis fell dead. The crowd, maddened,...

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