National Affairs: Grand Hotel

Servant trouble last week compounded the normal confusions, stinks and noises of the world's biggest hotel. In the vast Chicago stockyards, a strike of C. I. O. stock handlers left 17,000 cattle and calves, 25,000 hogs, 10,000 sheep without service and the Chicago Livestock Exchange without a place to trade. Commission brokers and clerks fed & watered the stranded guests. The Exchange could do nothing for itself but suspend trading on the market where farmers sell (and brokers buy for packers and butchers) 13.1% of the cattle, 17.5% of the hogs, 5.3% of...

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