Archive for August 27th, 2018

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, August 27, 1913

BLACK DIAMOND, Wednesday, August 27. – As prophesied yesterday, the strike of the United Mine Workers of America that has been on here for the last two and one-half weeks, came to a close this morning when the 750 men who went out returned to work.

The miners have called off the strike with the provision that should the national board approve their action of August 10, they will go out again, but it is thought by mine officials that the difficulty is over.

George Ayers, over whose discharge the suspension of work order is issued, did not return to work, and according to the mine officials, he will not do so, regardless of the action of the national board.

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