National Affairs: Siamese Twins

Siamese Twin

The Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers of America, in convention at Warren, Ohio, was addressed by a member of 30 years' standing—the United States Secretary of Labor, James J. Davis.

" Employer and employee are like Siamese twins. If one gains both must gain. If one loses both must lose. . . .

" We must place at the disposal of the workers accurate scientific information as to the problems, conditions and purposes which confront employers. . . .

" The trade union principle is fundamentally sound, but like every other great...

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