LABOR: Warren S. Stone

He was a great Labor leader who never called a strike. He was a great Labor leader who proved himself a financier. He spent 25 years in the cabs of snorting locomotives. He spent 21 years building up a great national institution. And last week he died—of acute Bright's disease.

On his father's farm at Ainsworth, Iowa, he was born in 1860. At 19, his education was complete. His father wanted him to study Law. He wanted to study Medicine. So he got a job as fireman on a locomotive. Five years and three-quarters he fired. Then he was made...

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