Foreign News: Expensive Twilight

The national loss resulting from the British Coal Strike (TIME, May 10 et seq.) was estimated last week to equal £40 ($200) for every family in the British Isles. None the less the 750,000 miners who were still on strike last week, refused by a 100,000 majority to accept the settlement negotiated by their Executive Committee with Premier Baldwin (TiME, Nov. 15), after their delegates' congress had empowered the committee to make peace "on the best terms to be had." When the miners thus sensationally repudiated last week both their delegates' congress and...

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