Books [Just Another Guy Working]
“You see it in the sheds. Lots of the owners and all the bosses started out cutting stone themselves. It's different from most kinds of business. The bosses don't bother you much. They leave you alone to do your work. They don't try to drive a man; they know it ain't no use. Stonecutters won't stand for it. In the sheds every man knows his work and does his job. He don't need nobody standing over him, and the bosses know it.
“We work eight hours a day, five days a week. That gives us forty hours a week, and my week's pay is forty-two-fifty. It ain't enough either, but it's more than you can get in any other line around here.
“It ain't bad in the sheds. The noise is the worst thing. It makes me deaf. It's a hall of a racket with the saws grinding back and forth. You know it takes an hour to saw four inches into granite. The drills are going all the time, and