Secondly, Gompers has always advocated frugality in money matters.
This was the first great step taken by Gompers and the Federation.
Gompers is an orthodox trade unionist of the British School.
This programme was in a large measure the work of Gompers, who was a member of the Council.
Gompers was reelected the next year and the Federation seemed definitely shut to socialism.
Gompers and his colleagues, however, refused to attend this conference.
A year earlier Gompers had characterized Taft as "the injunction standard-bearer" and as an impossible candidate.
As Mr. Gompers has said, they want more, and more, and more.
Gompers was finally sentenced to imprisonment for thirty days and the other two defendants were fined $500 each.
In the last twelve years, Mr. Gompers' organization has declared four hundred and eight boycotts.