City workers have gone on strike, and seven inches of snow is on the ground. Large hands point at people shoveling snow, asking them to pile it in their front yards so as to not be in the streets or sidewalks. The strike received national coverage.
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Thursday night to Friday afternoon. 7 to 8 1/2 inches. 80 degrees 10 days ago. Dump it--. W.M. Some Cities. The Law. A fine--if not. For those who make no effort--! Even after four days. Stop. But do not shovel it into gutters--to further handicap motorists! Throw into yard or pile up--allowing walking space! A nation wide major T-V hook-up had pictures, and comment--told of Evansville snow bound tie-u[ by 7 inches of snow due to strike of city workers, showing pickets and street cleaning equipment in garage--and Main Street. But they didn't mention the garbage pile-ups. City garage scene. Main Street. [in margins: When Next We Have Such! Evansville, Indiana, "Courier" 1958. For Tuesday 12-2-1958. 7 inch. K.]
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