COAL: At Wilkes-Barre- Jul. 30, 1923

Peace on earth, good will to men seldom comes about except when an angel stalks behind the scenes. John L. Lewis, international President of the United Mine Workers, has not joined the angelic host. Nevertheless, at the biennial convention of District 1 of the United Mine Workers, held at Wilkes-Barre, Mr. Lewis pulled wires which brought an unexpected peace. President Lewis wanted no division of his supporters while he was carrying on negotiations for a new contract with the mine operators.

Three hundred seventy-five delegates assembled from the anthracite region, bearing the...

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