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“Pages of history” features excerpts from The News Journal archives including the Wilmington Morning News and the Evening Journal.

July 24, 1922, Wilmington Morning News

Tribunal urged for President to end coal strike

President Harding was urged to appoint immediately a non-partisan fact-finding tribunal to inquire into the coal situation in a telegram sent tonight by A.M. Ogle, president of the National Coal Association. The President announced the consideration of such a commission last week….

Operators from the coal-producing districts of six states will be asked tomorrow by Secretary Hoover to cooperate with the government and the railroads in a plan to insure the distribution of fuel to the carriers and public utilities and to prevent profiteering during the strike emergency….

A striking miner and his wife were wounded in a shooting at a tent colony near the Footedale mine of the H.C. Frick Coke Company yesterday near Uniontown, Pa. Four deputy sheriffs were arrested.

The deputies, according to reports to Sheriff I.I. Shaw, were en route to a mine at Collier, where they were on duty as guards. Their automobile stopped at the tent colony when the gasoline supply was exhausted.

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