holds Eight-Hour Day on May for the first time
- May 1, 1891
would congratulate the directors of the demonstration on the wisdom
that they have displayed in selecting the present time of the
year as the most opportune in which to hold their celebration.
Hitherto it has been held in the metropolis on the 1 st of March-
a most unsuitable time, for the weather at that period of the
year, though not intensely hot, is sufficiently so to militate-
if not seriously, at least uncomfortably- against marching in
the sun and the holding of out-door amusements.
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