National Affairs: Secession from Secession

The textile industry's 1,250,000 workers remember peppery little Francis Joseph Gorman as the leader of the great U. S. textile strikes of 1934. Last week Mr. Gorman loudly reminded them that he is also the president of a well-nigh forgotten union: United Textile Workers of America.

Last year C. I. O. set up a Textile Workers Organizing Committee under President Sidney Hillman of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, and took over the U. T. W. administration, its almost empty treasury, its debts and its 80,000 members, but left the union in theoretical existence as a committee...

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