LABOR: Everything for John L.

John L. Lewis, who used to fancy himself as a President-maker and still does as a President-breaker, could not get to Philadelphia last week. He was much too busy in Washington getting just about everything he wants for 1948.

John L.'s .miners were ready to begin their ten-day vacation; their present contract with the mine operators expired on July 1. Meanwhile the operators' spokesman, Ezra Van Horn, had filed suits which froze the miners' welfare and pension fund and prevented its distribution. If the contract were not signed, or the pension fund...

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