Come, labor on.
Who dares stand idle on the harvest plain,
While all around him waves the golden grain?
And to each servant does the Master say,
"Go work today."
The choir swept through Washington's Protestant Episcopal Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul with a congregation of Government bigwigs, including President Eisenhower. The processional hymn had been chosen with care; the leadership of U.S. labor was out in force to dedicate three stained-glass windows donated by the A.F.L.-C.I.O. in memory of three labor giants of different faiths:
¶ Samuel Gompers (1850-1924), a British-born Jew of Dutch parentage, was a founding father...