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Labor Education


Gift, Graft and Guarantee—by Donald Richberg

Mr. Richberg, as attorney for the Railway Employes' de-
partment of the American Federation of Labor, has ample
opportunity to come into an historical understanding of
the railroad problem. It is likely that this address is as
comprehensive and enlightening as any ever delivered on
the subject. Mr. Richberg enjoys a reputation both as a
speaker and as a novelist.

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The Naval Race by William E. Borah..

Senator Borah has been a prominent figure in our national
life for more than a decade. He is well-known as a pub-
lic speaker.


Workmen's Compensation-by Thomas Duffy..

Mr. Duffy is chairman of the Ohio Industrial Commission.
He is often called upon to mount the public platform and
speak upon this important subject.


Shall It Be Again?-by John H. Dietrich

Mr. Dietrich is Minister of a small church in Minneapolis.
For years he has attracted attention by his steady, vigor-
ous and brilliant preaching of a social gospel.


Development of the Injunction-by John P. Frey.

Mr. Frey is editor of the Moulders' Journal. He has won
a place for himself as an authority on the use of injunc-
tions in labor disputes, and has had wide experience on
the public platform.


The Death of a Child—by Robert G. Ingersoll

All Americans, especially the working class, owe a debt to
Colonel Ingersoll. He was admittedly a great breaker of
chains, and hammered heavily against superstition and
social lies thereby creating an atmosphere in which the
new tradition sponsored by the workers might grow. It is
needless to point out that he was the most brilliant orator
ever produced by America.

The Newspapers and the Unions—by Edward Keating............217

Mr. Keating is a publicist. He has been in Congress, he
has been in business, and he has edited newspapers. He is
now editor of “Labor," owned by the sixteen standard rail-
road brotherhoods. This wide experience fits him to speak
with authority on newspapers. How well he speaks is indi-
cated by the sweep and simplicity of this address.

"We the People" or "We the States"-by Patrick Henry........227

What school boy has not thrilled to the “Give me Liberty
or Give me Death" speech? Henry was a brilliant, daring
and versatile speaker. This address shows how coldly
he could think as well as how passionately he could feel.


How to Conduct Meetings-by M. H. Hedges


How to Use a Library—by M. H. Hedges....


One of the editors of this course undertakes to reduce to
the simplest terms the science of conducting meetings,
and the science of attaining knowledge.

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Scrap-Book Section

Every successful speaker and writer keeps a scrap book.
It becomes the repository for all kinds of material, drawn
from the four corners of the world of knowledge, out of
which he builds in turn his speech or his article. Scraps
are saved for different reasons, for beauty of language, for
suggestive thinking, for a concise statement of facts and
figures, for the fact that such-and-such a person spoke
boldly or clearly, for the light thrown on vexed problems,
for one of a dozen reasons. The student of this course
is fortunate in having put at his service scrap-book ma-
terial hoarded by the editors over a period of years of ac-
tive reading and working. It represents, the editors be-
lieve, the fullest anthology of material touching social and
public life yet gathered together. Mr. Broach especially has
given generously from his collection in which he has kept
material gathered in every section of the United States for
his own use and enlightenment. His interest in public and
industrial questions, and his wide travel makes this ma-
terial significant and valuable to the student.-M. H. H.


In these pages are reported in varying and simple forms, the human wrongs and ills of a world filled with unfairness, cruelty and suffering; and a simple remedy is proposed—a remedy merely of service.

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