LABOR: Green's Protest

For the first time since he took of fice after Samuel Gompers' death last winter, William Green, President of the A. F. of L., came to the front last week in an important Labor controversy.

The American Woolen Co., large New England textile manufacturers, had announced a 10% reduction in wages. Other smaller textile manufacturers followed their leader. President Green sent off two identical letters, one to Andrew G. Pierce, President of the American Woolen Co., the other to Robert Amory, President of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers:

It seemed strikingly strange...

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