LABOR: Pekin General

The nation's first general strike paralyzed Seattle for five days in February 1919. In the summer of 1934 a million citizens felt the cold edge of panic when trade unionists crippled commercial activity in the San Francisco area for three days. Following a city-wide walkout last July, Terre Haute was under martial law for six and a half months. And last week the fourth general strike in U. S. history was called at Pekin, Ill. It lasted only 22 hours, affected less than 3,000 workers. Yet Strike Leader Frank S. Mahoney's conduct...

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