Foreign News: Calmer Miners

Not long ago (TIME, Oct. 5) "Emperor" A. J. Cooke incendiary Laborite, declared that, as a protest against the lowering of certain wage scales since the Baldwin coal subsidy went into effect (TIME, Aug. 31), the miners would refuse to testify before the Royal Commission* which is now gathering data on the coal dispute. Last week, in the meeting of the British Miners' Delegate Conference, at London, this recalcitrant stand was voted down, five to two.

As finally passed, the resolution on this point directs that the miners' case shall be presented as forcibly...

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