Business: Shelved Minima

Carter Coal Co. of Coalwood, W. Va. is pleased with itself because it brought the suit which broke the original Guffey Coal Act in the Supreme Court. Carter Coal Co. is now out to duplicate this feat with the Guffey-Vinson Coal Act. This Act set up a seven-man national Bituminous Coal Commission in Washington, with the major purpose of creating minimum prices for soft coal. In a city where frustrated bickering is a fine art, the Bituminous Coal Commission set a new high before it finally produced its first set of minima two months ago...

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