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Waring Speaks His Mind

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New York, Feb. i-'S.- lioorgi' E. Waring, commissionor of street cleanin, somo days ago received a letter from district asserubly No. 49, Knights of Lar bor, telling hira of the resoluntion3 adopted by the Knights of Labor, calling on Mayor Strong to rumove tho commissioner frora office. To thia letter Gommissionor Waring has eent tho following: "As various bodlosof 'knights' and othera seem likely to be recurring to the subject, it might be BCttled as well now as at ony other time. I regard your organizatiou as being an anti-labor organization. oposed to workingmen, and opposed to work ; an associatioti curriod on in the interest of idleness. "I beliove its nhicf cause of existence to be that you leaders may oarn your Balarles by Tiiaking mischief. 1 shall, thereforo, oppose every movoment emanatiug from you witli whioh niy official work briugs me iu contact until I sec some evidence on the part of the Knights of Labor aud labor unions of au interest iu the workiiiRinon and iii the industrial interests of tho community. I have no opposition to the omployment of citizens, but I am opposed to the iufliction of the burdens on workingmen and thcir cost to the people that the lnfamous conduct of 'organized labor' has causel. "


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