LABOR: War in Kentucky

An orange monoplane last week swooped down on the coal-mining district around Providence, Webster County, Ky. and dropped nine crude dynamite bombs. Five exploded, cast columns of rock and dirt in the air, did no other damage.†

Thus was called to national attention a virtual war which has been raging in Webster County since July 1. On that date, 75% of the county's coalminers, all of whom had walked out April i protesting against a wage cut, demanding better working conditions (contrary to the advice of their union, United Mine Workers of America),...

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