GREAT BRITAIN: Talking Success

Backed to the wall, with their belts pulled up to the last notch, Britons had really buckled down to work. Last week the results were beginning to show. "Start Talking Success!" the News Chronicle sloganed a column of good news, and there was plenty to talk about.

In Wales, Coal Miner Edward Green-slade had set a record by cutting 145 tons of coal at the rate of 25 tons a shift, only to be beaten by Miner Edward Maybank, who cut an average of 25¾ tons a shift. The individual efforts of many...

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