LABOR: At Mather, Pa.

The dark unrest that lurks at the bottom of the coal industry, even at its best, broke out again last week in Mather, Pa. The Mather mine, owned and operated by Pickands, Mather & Co. of Cleveland, is one of the model mines of the U. S. In its shafts are all the modern appliances for air, light, production, safety. Run on an open-shop basis, it employs some 750 men steadily, 300 days in the year. The town is clean. The Mather men are contented.

One afternoon last week, just as the night shift was going down to its subterranean...

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