The American Federation of Labor, holding its annual convention at Portland, Ore. (TIME, Oct. 8) proceeded to the business of grinding out resolutions. This is the main function of the convention. Literally scores of resolutions were proposed and referred to committees—95 in the first five days alone. Some of the more important resolutions proposed:
¶ For a Constitutional Amendment prohibiting child labor.
¶ For removal of all restrictions now preventing disabled war veterans from becoming apprentices in organized trades.
¶ For investigation of the American Bell Telephone Co....