CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Bannerwomen

Drab, hatchet-faced women parading grimly down the streets of Prague displayed these banners last week:

WE BROUGHT YOU INTO

THE WORLD!

WE WANT BETTER PAY!

Marching straight up to the Ministry of Interior, where abashed guards fell back, the women presented a petition, stating that "Sickness insurance and unemployment insurance are recognized by our Union of the Midwives of Czechoslovakia and we demand Justice. . . . Conscious of our duty we have declared no strike and will peaceably return from this demonstration to our tasks but we must have higher pay!"

Favorably impressed, officials of the Ministry of Interior accepted the petition, ushered...

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