COAL: Pax Pennsylvania

" I made no threats whatever. The settlement was brought about by my insistence that the principles proposed were right and just."—So said Gifford Pinchot, Governor of Pennsylvania, in announcing that the anthracite strike was concluded to all intents and purposes, one week after it officially commenced. The Governor's four points for compromise and peace (TIME, Sept. 10) embodied chiefly a 10% increase of wages for the miners (instead of a 20% increase for contract miners and $2.00 a day for day workers, as demanded) and the abandonment of the check-off...

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