LABOR: Fresh Butter

Last October in Denver, delegates to the American Federation of Labor's 13th convention noticed that a familiar, pudgy figure from Milwaukee was often in the company of familiar, pudgy President William Green and his secretary, Miss Theodora Glenn. Insiders understood that Wisconsin Progressive Lawyer Joseph Padway was buttering up their president, assumed that he hoped to displace shrewd, moderate Charlton Ogburn as general counsel to the Federation.

Last February in Washington, susceptible Mr. Green announced that his friend Mr. Padway thereafter would be General Counsel Padway, would receive an annual retainer whereas...

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