LABOR: In Huck Finn's Town

Twenty States had ratified the Child Labor Amendment to the Federal Constitution up to last week when the Texas Legislature for the third time within a year turned thumbs down on it. As in the 20 other States which had rejected this proposal, Texas law-makers argued long and loud that the Amendment would deprive farmers and small businessmen of the services of their children under 18 years of age.

Day before the Texas vote, NRA revoked its first Blue Eagle in a case involving child labor. Victim was neither a shrimp cannery operator...

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