LABOR: Disunited Miners

The capitals of Indiana and Illinois were last week more than 185 miles apart when simultaneously in each city met a rival faction of the United Mine Workers of America. Rarely before has U. S. Labor exhibited such a bitter intra-Union schism. In Indianapolis gathered a thousand "regular" delegates under big, hard-faced John Llewellyn Lewis, U. M. W. international president. At Springfield assembled 455 "rank-and-file" delegates bent on taking possession of U. M. W. and reorganizing it.

Steady disintegration of the mine Union under President Lewis is...

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