LABOR: In Fayette County

Pennsylvania's coal-mining Fayette County heard the tramp of soldier feet last week for the first time since the great strike of 1922. Three hundred guardsmen were marched in under orders from Governor Gifford Pinchot which amounted to martial law. Eight thousand striking coal miners looked on stolidly as a week of petty riots and bloodshed ended in peace, only to flare up again in a rash of nasty fights which spread the general disorder into adjoining counties, stopping work in at least 30 collieries.

As with the striking hosiery workers in Reading, Philadelphia...

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