National Affairs: Rocky Mountain Gesture

Unique among Colorado coal diggers is Rocky Mountain Fuel Co., second in production only to Rockefeller-owned Colorado Fuel and Iron Corp. Rocky Mountain is the only Colorado colliery to employ union labor. Last week Rocky Mountain became unique in another respect: 600 of its Union miners voted to go without half their wages for three months. Miss Josephine Roche, the company's 40-year-old, black-haired, thoroughly feminine president, gladly accepted their offer.

To most Colorado coal operators President Roche of Rocky Mountain Fuel Co. is a dangerous industrial radical who brought the United Mine...

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