Leadership

With the Editor

Issue 12 and Volume 97.

With the Editor Wrong Number The strike of telephone workers which started November 17 in Dayton and quickly spread to 27 other Ohio cities and to Washington. D. C., came as a shock to the public and to the fire service. It was one of the most senseless of all the strikes that have plagued this country’s bid for victory in the greatest war in history. As far as we know, it was the first strike of the nation during the war in which the vast majority of strikers were young women. It was a strike which elicited little sympathy, even within organized labor circles. This is the first time in many years that there has been a serious strike in the telephone service. Always deplorable, and always a threat to the nation, it is particularly inexcusable at a critical period like the present. It is possible that, as the…

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