LABOR: A. F. of L.'s 53rd

Matthew Woll. vice president of the American Federation of Labor, had to call off a strike in a Long Island bronze foundry last week so that a statue of Samuel Gompers could arrive in time to be dedicated by President Roosevelt and the A. F. of L.'s 53rd annual convention.

There were strikes all over the country. Fifteen were shot, one killed when picketers and steelworkers clashed at Ambridge, Pa. Silk mill strikers marched 10,000 strong in Paterson. N.. J. Corset-makers and truck drivers struck in Manhattan. Grape pickers struck in Lodi. Calif....

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