LABOR: Calibre Tests

Nothing so tests the calibre of a Governor as a serious labor dispute in his State. How different Governors deal with different labor troubles was illustrated last week by the following incidents:

Dixie Bee. It was midnight on the Wabash. Eight miles inland from the Indiana bank, 64 haggard non-union miners and one woman held the Dixie Bee coal mine, besieged by an invisible swarm of union pickets. For a day and a night and a day their rifles and revolvers had stood off hundreds, possibly thousands,...

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