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  • n  confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers

  • Gone entirely is the harrowing trolley-car strike in which the down out Hurstwood worked as a strikebreaking conductor; and almost all the flophouse and begging sequences have .
  • Though he insists he is not a presidential candidate, he was loath to become a strikebreaking Governor (though such stern action would probably have helped among conservatives, who .
  • He became a strikebreaking switchman on the Florida East Coast railroad; soon he was promoted to freight-train conductor and earning as much as $300 a week with overtime.

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