LABOR: Cancelled Debt

Next to tossing off a round phrase of his own or snagging a quote from Shakespeare, John Llewellyn Lewis likes nothing more than to be shaved in bed. At times of stress, he indulges this soothing fancy whenever a barber is within telephone call.

Last week was a stressful time for John L. Lewis, and a barber of Manhattan's Hotel Commodore ministered daily to the supine prince of Labor.*

There was a pretty threefold situation: 1) Expensively lodged in the Commodore, with his lawyers and lieutenants of the United Mine Workers, John L. Lewis was at a crucial point of...

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