LABOR: Little Martyrs

One year after their "sick chicken" had routed the Blue Eagle in the U. S. Supreme Court at a cost to them of $20,000, Brooklyn's four NRA-hating Schechter brothers were discovered to be broke, their home and their big poultry jobbing business gone. Last week in Brooklyn the press turned up another martyr to the cause of Rugged Individualism in the person of Joe Tipaldo, laundryman who fought New York's minimum wage law for women up to the U. S. Supreme Court and won (TIME, June 8).

Favored by most laundries, the minimum wage...

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