National Affairs: In Colorado

Colorado's I. W. W. coal strike, current since October, ended last week. Wobbly Tom Connors, strike chief, announced that a statewide ballot (the second one cast within a month) was 88% in favor of returning to work. Another Wobbly leader gave the reason: "The slack season is upon us. It is foolish to strike when the bosses can meet the demand for coal by keeping a few scabs at work."

Both sides claimed victory, though the specific points at issue during the strike still awaited judgment by the Industrial Commission. The I. W. W. pointed to the perfection of an organization...