COAL: Peace Affair

Four weeks in July and August, two weeks in January, ran the negotiations. All were equally fruitless. Last week anthracite miners and operators closed their negotiations a second time with the anthracite strike unsettled. The war would have to continue further before peace could be achieved. The anthracite strife entered upon its fourth stage, for although the deadlock continues there has been progress of a kind.

The First Stage was the opening of negotiations last summer before the old anthracite wage contract expired at midnight Aug. 31. miners asked...

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