National Affairs: Holdup Men of Labor

Shall song and music be forgot

When workingmen combine,

With love united may they not

Have power almost divine?

Shall idle drones still live like kings .

On labor not their own;

Shall true men starve, while thieves and rings

Reap where they have not sown? .

This song, to the tune of Auld Lang Syne, is sometimes sung in American Federation of Labor meetings.

Certain Congressmen came to the conclusion last week that something had to be done about the great A.F. of L.

President William Green's federation is infested with racketeers, as C.I.O. is plagued with...

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