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LOOKS LiKE HUT DOWN
IN SOFT COAL MINES
Cleveland, O.t March 20. A
temporary suspension of work in
the soft coal mines vwill begin.
April 1, coincident with a walk
out in the anthracite region, ac
cording to developments here to
In fact, trouble in the bitumin
ous districts is conisdered even"
more certain than in the hard
coal districts. John P. White,
president of the United Mine
Workers of America, said today :
"The soft coal miners will not
recede one inch from then orig
inal position. They are going to
stand for an increase in their
wages. If the operators do not
make concessions a-suspension of
work is inevitable."
Chairman J. C. Kolsen of the
operators emphatically declared
today that the operators would
npt grant the demand of the min
ers. Instead, the employers are
after a reduction of 10 cents a ton ,
in the price of coal mined.
With the operators and mirfers
20 cents a ton ajaFt, the only
thing that can avert a strike is for
the employers, to retreat from
their position. A compromise on
the present scale will not do, de
"It .seems to me, Harry," said
a father to his small " son, "that
everything I say to you goes in at
one ear and out at the ofher."
"WellReplied the little fellow,
"I s'pose that's what I've got two
CANNED BABIES AND
The latest way to'"farm" is to
stay in Chicago . of some .other
congested center and confide your
money to a corporation that buys
large areas in the Far West and
does the business with machjnety
and hird hands, whihi jyou "en
joy the great profits withqut toil
or discomfort." '
Wonder how it will work!
Our observation is that if there
are two things that require the
personal attention of their best
friends, those two things i are a,,
farm and a baby.
Theoretically, you can demon
strate that it is better to leave the
care of the farm to trained man
agers, and better to entrust the
baby to educational and hygien
Practically, you lose your farm
and your baby "because you can
not delegate the cultivation of
soil or souls to alien hands.
There's a spiritual factor in the
equation that you overlook.
We are putting up with a large
variety-of canned-things- in these
days, but let's not try tq have
canned farms or canned babies.
Fair Maiden What ''would
you do, James, if the cry came,
"To arms, to arms?"
James Well, I think if you
were the one who cried it, I'd t
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A respirator has been made for
"strippers" in cotton mills so'they
needn t breatne oust ana fibrous -matter.