Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Adam Laboda--Pittsfield #1]
“In that way everyone gets paid not for just a few weeks as here but so long as he cannot find work or is unable to work. It is a good law.
“I will tell you about what happened to those 14 Polish boys who came to America together. Four of them committed suicide, one shot himself, one hung himself, one took poison, one drowned himself. There is one who is a big contractor in Buffalo, another who has a large store in Boston. The four who killed themselves had left the church and took to drinking and that finished them. The rest are working something like me.”