The Survey Volume 30

The Survey Volume 30

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... make the criterion of fitness for these positions, of which so much was expected, that of party service. Among the most important positions that it is proposed thus to exempt are those in the Bureau of Industrial Hygiene. The matter is still in the hands of the Civil Service Commission, no decision having as yet been announced. Last week the appointments to the new Industrial Board were made. This board consists of five persons including the commissioner, who is ex officio chairman. The appointments include Maurice Wertheim, a New York business man; Richard J. Cullen of New York: Charles C. Flaesch, a lawyer of Unadilla, Otsego county; and Pauline Goldmark of New York. The board has held one meeting and elected as its secretary John R. Shillady, formerly secretary of the Antituberculosis Association of Buffalo. FREEDOM OF PRESS AT ISSUE IN PATERSON Second to be convicted in connection with the Paterson strike is Alexander Scott, editor of a Socialist paper. He wrote and published an editorial attacking the Paterson police. For this he has been found guilty of "hostility to government" and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than one nor more than fifteen years. This introduces a new phase into Paterson's troubles--freedom of the press. In an editorial discussing the conviction, the conservative New York Tribune says: "Scott sympathized with the Industrial Workers of the World and the strikers. He criticised the police, accused them of brutality and lawlessness, said that they were being used to break the strike, declared that money owned Paterson and money owned the police and warned the police to 'keep their hands off.' For this he may go to jail for fifteen years. And this is in the United States of America....
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  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,148g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 123680368X
  • 9781236803689