National Affairs: Southern Stirrings

Textile mill strikes flared up last week like fire in broom straw across the face of the industrial South. Though their causes were not directly related, they were all symptomatic of larger stirrings in that rapidly developing region. Labor troubles first developed in Eastern Tennessee, were followed by strikes in South Carolina and later in North Carolina.

Tennessee. Last October Herbert Hoover went to Elizabethton to make a campaign speech. Proudly its citizens led him through the shiny new mills of the Bemberg and Glanztoff artificial silk companies. He was presented with a sample...

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