Columbus, O., Aug. 31. - The coal strike s considered settled here. The plan is to resume at 64 cents and work pending arbitration. The direct parties in this conference of adjustment are President Ratchford of the United Mine Werkers and the executive committee of the operators. A number of the latter w;re in the city Tuesday and the result is that a decisión may be looked for almost at any moment. The direct effect of this decisión will be the opening of the mines and the resumption of work by all the striking miners at the beginning of the coming week.