LABOR: A Rabbit Keeper

A rabbit with a cork leg, wobbly ears and a false eye, its bodily structure fabricated of brown cotton, is paying a visit to Portland, Ore. The reason for this animal's visit is the opening of the annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor on Oct. 1. The rabbit is there as the mascot of the greatest cigarmaker in the world's history — Samuel Gompers.

As the Federation of Labor goes into its 43rd year, it is the most influential labor body in the Western Hemisphere. The...

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