National Affairs: Prolonged Abstention

In Fairmount, W. Va., a certain John Albericon visited his doctor. He then went to see the district president of the United Mine Workers of America, who referred him to pickets at one of the little "wagon mines" which supply the odd-lot coal trade in northern West Virginia. The pickets let the mine supply Mr. Albericon after reading this entry on a medical prescription blank (as noted last week by Scripps-Howard Reporter Fred W. Perkins) :

"Mrs. Albericon is ill. Give them coal, please. G. V. Morgan, M.D."

Coal-bearing West Virginia was getting its coal...

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