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'pension-was continued. In addi
tion, it was declared that the gov
ernmen had been disposed to
treat the miners fairly, and had
"made good", by passing the min
imum wage bill. To decline to ac
cept this minimum wage law
would be a breach of faith on-the
part of the miners.
This wholesome advice finally
prevailed, by a vote of 440 to 125
in the executive committee, insur
ing the resumption of work Mon
day. Though it was not mentioned
in the committee meeting, many
of the members feared that if the
miners refused to return to work
troops would be used to force
them back to the mines under the
new minimum wage, law.
HE COULD DO IT
i ' ' '
Golfer: Shall I come in and
help hunt for the ball ?
Caddie: If you would kindly
Step in, sir, and drain the pool,
There sroes- old Brown:
been without a wife for 25 years.
She : My, how singular!
v THE KID WAS WISE
Bobby Say, aunty, hadn't you
better put this "fresh paint" sign
somewhere near yourtface before