LABOR: Six Down

The C.I.O. was cleaning out one more Red-infested corner of its labor empire. This time the man in the corner was 39-year-old Maurice Travis, boss of the militant Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, who lost an eye and several teeth last year as the result of a labor brawl.† In the smoke-filled auditorium of the C.I.O. Steelworkers Washington headquarters, the Clothing Workers' spade-bearded Jacob Potofsky read the indictment, which was also a good case history of how the Communists controlled some U.S. labor unions. Said the Potofsky indictment:

"Only the Communist assumption that what is good for the Soviet Union...

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