TERRITORIES: Harry Looks Things Over

Harry Bridges flew to Hawaii last week for an admiring look at the 14-week-old blockade that his International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union had thrown up around the islands. He got there just in time to learn how Hawaii's tiny legislature felt about it. By unanimous vote of the senate, and a 24-to-6 majority in the house, the legislators empowered Governor Ingram Stainback to seize the docks owned by the seven stevedoring companies, hire stevedores at pre-strike wage rates ($1.40 an hour) and get the ships moving, after listening to some side-of-the-mouth oratory from Party-Liner Bridges, the striking stevedores voted...

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