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VOL. XIV

No. 3

PUBLISHED MonthlY BY THE NATIONAL FOUNDERS' AssociATION AND NATIONAL METAL TRADES AssociaTION IN THE INTERESTS

OF THEIR WORKMEN

CONTENTS FOR MARCH, 1917

.108

Facing the Facts...-....

..87 Effect of Anti-Efficiency Legislation on Government Work...104 Comment.......... Union Business Agent Holds up Pittsburg Public Building...110 Remedies for Strikes on Public Utilities.

...113 The Literacy Test.. Labor vs. The Union ..... What First Aiders Should Do....

...118

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NOTICE

THE REVIEW, which is published by The National Founders' Association and the National Metal Trades Association, desires to have all foundry and machine shop employees fully acquainted with the policies and purposes of the two Associations.

Employees of members of the Associations who wish to receive the magazine regularly are invited to send their names and addresses to

THE REVIEW
Room 842, 29 South La Salle St.

CHICAGO

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New applicants should state the name of employer and whether they are employed in foundry or machine shop.

Nineteenth
Annual Convention

of the

National Metal Trades

Association

Hotel Astor, New York

Wednesday and Thursday

April 25-26, 1917

Convention Banquet
Wednesday Evening

April 25

(Complete Program will be printed in April issue)

CHICAGO

MARCH, 1917

Facing the Facts*

A Story in which Factory Employes are shown to be the Least
Liable to Accident of All Workers. Two and a half
Times as Safe as Workers in any Other Industry;
Four Times as Safe as Those Employed

Outside of Industry.

The folks at Mrs. Friend's boarding-house had gathered around the table for the evening meal, when they were startled by the clang! clang! clang! of an ambulance dashing through the street. Johnnie, thirteen-year-old son of the landlady, jumped up—the slamming of the door announced his departure to join in the excitement.

“Another victim of American industry!” exclaimed Howell Calamity, the pessimistic clerk. “I never see or hear an ambulance without shuddering at the ghastly hazard which hovers over our people working in mills and factories. Industry exacts a toll of suffering the like of War. Yes, sir, the like of WAR! We hate to think of the dead and wounded on the bloody battlefields of Europe, yet in this very State of Massachusetts we permitted the killing and maiming of 95,000 work people last year, and—”.

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Howell Calamity: "I never see or hear an ambulance without shuddering at the

ghastly hazard which hovers over our people working in mills and factories." December "Spirit of Caution”.

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