COAL: Anthracite

The strike of the miners in the anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania, called because the wage contract with the Union had expired on Aug. 31 and no new contract could be agreed upon, continued another week without any progress and practically without any effort made to end it.

There were a few incidents:

1) The miners received their pay for their work during the last two weeks in August—the only pay they will receive until after mining is resumed. The total pay distributed to the 157,400 men was...

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