INDUSTRY: Lead-Shod Coal

There is no use trying to get sympathy for your business worries from a soft coal man. Trouble is all he has had for the past twelve years. "To bring about the economic coordination of the coal industry," 1,000 men of science (like President Thomas Stockham Baker of Carnegie Institute of Technology) and men of industry (like Utilitarian Samuel Insull and Steelman James A. Farrell) met at Pittsburgh last week. Assembled at Carnegie Tech, the meeting was called the Third International Conference on Bituminous Coal.

Trouble, Chief trouble of the coal business is simply...

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