Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1931, drought and the Great Depression caused hundreds of angry farmers to converge on the town of England, Arkansas, demanding that the Red Cross give them the assistance that had been promised to feed the starving members of their community. When his appeals to President Herbert Hoover for federal aid were dismissed, American cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator Will Rogers – who read about the situation in Arkansas in the newspaper – embarked on a tour for drought relief.
Today’s labor quote is by Will Rogers
"If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging."
Will Rogers, who also said "The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back into your pocket."