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SETTLEMENT WANTED BY
presumed' that one .side made
substantial concessions, and it is
belieVed that tKe compromise is
one which the miners will accept
f on a referendum yote.
New York, April t25. -There
were rio new developments in the
differences" between the eastern
"railroads and their engineers, to-j
aay, commissioner ot Labor
Neill and Judge Knapp declining
to-give out the result of their con
ferences with the railroad presi
This afternoon the two govern
ment officials are tP confer with
representatives of the engineers.
Mr. ..Neill, while keeping silent
on the progress of his efforts to
ward mediation, said that both
sides seemed sincere and anxious
for a'settlement without a strike.
REPORT SAYS MINERS GET
10 .PER, CENT INCREASE
Philadelphia, April ,25, A re
port has been. oreDared bv the
sub-committee of the anthracite
miners artd operators. It will be
submitted to thb general commit-
tfp in "Mw "Vnrtr Mav 2.
R Chairman Baer of the sub-com-
'mittee,. said the terms of the basis
for settlement will not be made
public until the meeting of the'
general committee. -,
n It was reliably reported, how
ever, that the miners had been
given a flat 10 per 'cent increase
Itf-wages, with a fouryear5 agree
ment. J "
The actiorf of the sub-committee
was a complete surprise, as
President White of the United
Mine Workers yesterday declar
ed there was up prospect of a re-
port being agreed upon. ' -- ,
Agerit: Wouldn't '! sell you an
Mrs. Washly: No, I couldn't
nde one if I had it.
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