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ihcii waiies jioove a conversa
tional tone, and they were not al
lowed to select their vantage
points irom which, to, sell their
This afternoon, Tony Marr, a
anion newsboy, was selling Daily
Socialists at LaSalle and Van
Buren streets. JKpur negrpes, car
rying trust newspapers, came to.
The negroes- objected to the
presenccof -Marr with his union
newspapers, and complained to a
police sergeant The police ser
geant ordered Marr tp"move on.
"Officer,- do your duty," said
the sergeant, turning to Patrol
inan James Sullivan.
Sullivan "did his duty." He ar
As t the other development,
fames -L Freel:
'Freel is the president of the In
ternational Stereotypers' union.
He arrived in Chicagp last night.
He was invited to attend a joint
aieeting of the striking stereotyp
es, pressmen, wagon drivers and
newsboys vwhich was called for
3 o'clock in the1 County Democ
racy building'on Randolph street.
Freel did not attend this meeting-
He went to visit tne trust
oublishers, and the newspapers of
tlie trust this morning and after
noon are nicely decorated with
statements by Freel.
These statements declare that
Chicago Local No. .4 of the
Stereotypers' union, broke it con
tract with the trufet publishers
when it went 6n strike, and
through the trust newspapers,
treel orders the union stereo
typers of Chicago to return, to
work. . ,.
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not ureaK its contract?' wiuwiue
When the trust- publishers-"
locked out the , union pressmen,
turnediheir newspaper offices in-
Up-penilentiaries guarded by po
licemen, and their" employes;into
convicts, the stereotypers jailed
a meeting. - - - 4
The. union appointed commit--"
tee of five to wait on- the publish
ers and ask the publishers to sub
mit their differences w.ith the-,
Pressmen's Union to arbitration.
When .the publishers refused'to
do this the cpitfmitteeasked them
j to submit the question of their
stand in refusing to do so to arbi
tration, and this also the publish- '
ers refused to do. T " ,
When the publishers refused to x
do .this, the publishers broke their
contract with the stereotypers
and with every printing trades
union .in .the .Allied. .Printing
Trades Council of Chicago.
Section, 12 of the contract of
Chicagq Local No. 4 of the Stere-1
otyperV Tfrridn With the publish- '
ers distinctly states that the con
tract is void if the publishers at
any time refuse to arbitrate-dif-ferences
between themselves ahd
any union-in the Chicago Allied
Printing Trades Council.
Seeing that Freel had sought
counsel from the publishers only
and not from his brethren of the -union,
he could hardly be expect
ed ta know this, however. The
publishers? would not tell him-, '
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