LABOR: Trouble on the Rails

"The no-strike pledge has lost its usefulness. . . . We are now, despite the President's noble speeches, making war millionaires at a rate which, when a belated accounting is had, will make the profiteering of World War I look like a WPA payroll."

With such big bold words last week in Chicago, Alexander Fell Whitney, the professorial president of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, got his fellow workers to join the four other big railroad operating unions to call for a general strike vote among their 350,000 members.

The trainmen had held out...

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