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VOL. 2, NO. 304 Chicago, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1913
PASTOR DROPS MONKEY WRENCH IN
MACHINERY OF PACKERS' FEAST
Rev. Rufus A. White Answers Toast by Charging Beef
Barons With Weakening Citizenship .of America
i Says Reducing Men toLevel of Mere Employes
Kills 'Their Perseverance and .Effort.
-The; packers' big feast; onwhlcti.$125,000-was spent, was not all'-gold
and' honey 'last night .
For, very inappropriately? minister who was asked to say something
at the feast because they thought he. was qne of the type of capitalist
owned preachers? threw a monkey-wrench into the" machinery and J the
beef barons haven't recovered yet .
The minister was'Rey, Rufus Af Whke, pastor"of the People's Liberal
Church. He ..didn't seejned awed'by the fact that; he. was flanked in between.
' Edward "F 'Swift, Nelson ;Morris and Lawrence lj. Armour, and quietly
dropped this thrust while" responding ;to a toast':
"In just the degree -that you create a dominant and exclusive, glass of
captains of iiidustry7 each having 'despotic rule -over thousands of routine,
subordinates from whom all aspiration, and ambition has been crushed put
.by the hopelessness of advancement in just that degree you bavd'weakened
the citizenship, of America. ' -, r . ,-
, "If you jeduce men, to thcleyer.of jnere employes, without hope of
promotion. ojvsuccessl in Jife.you have killed-the citizenship of these men.
.You have "killed their Mtotive-and.tfiefe-'ctiattce.QfjadTOncement.byperse-
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