LABOR: Friend of Perkins

To administer the new Fair Labor Standards Act (Wages-&-Hours), Franklin Roosevelt last week named New York State's Industrial Commissioner Elmer Frank Andrews.* Thus a man of whom the country at large knows nothing was picked for a job of which industry at large knows little more but will soon learn a great deal.

Elmer Andrews is the kind of man for whom General Hugh Johnson never had much use in NRA days. One quality and fact alone would drive bellicose General Johnson to profane distraction. Fussy Mr. Andrews reveres and likes to...

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