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STAND-BY REAL UNION
The Chicago Allied Printing
Trades Council, by a vote of 34
to 14 and one delegate not vot
ing; last night rejected the cred
entials of delegates from so-called
stereotypers' union No, 114 and
refused to seat the delegates.
Of the 14 who voted to,seat the
delegates, 13 were members of
typographical - unions and the
mailers' union. One was from
With the one exception, the
delegates from the pressmen,
stereotypers, bookbinders, photo
engravers and printer roller mak
ers unanimously stood by stereo
typers' union No. 4. .- t
The delegates from No. 1 14,
who sought seats in" the council,
were present at the, beginning,
but were excluded from the'meet
ing by-a vote of the council.
Delegate Warding, of Typo.
No. 16 led the fight for seating
the delegates from No. 114, which'
is made up of stereotypers who
went back to work on the trust
newspapers when their union, No.
4, went on strike. The new or
ganization was made up Sy the
, This vote means that all of the
allied printing trades unions- in
Chicago except the printers and
mailers, are back of stereotypers'
union No. 4; and ttie Allied
Printing Trades Council controls
PINE TO HAVE A "PULL"
Poor Henry D. Taft, cousin of
our president, is being looked
Henry lost his job in the cus
toms service the other day. It
wasn't much of a job $840 a year
but it left Henry in an awful .
But the postoffice has come to
his rescue. The postoffice offi
cials read in the papers how Hen
ry had been fired out of the cus
toms service, and got busy imme
diately. Henry is now a mailing clerk
at the same old salary of $840.
Isn't it great to be the cousin
pf a president even a punk president?
A REAL FIGHTER
Virginia Brooks is fighting a
desperate lot of scoundrels when
she goes after the inhuman male
brutes who make their living off
the shame of women, but she is
fighting bravely, and in a manner
to make some of Chicago high
brow reformers look like a lot of
Miss Brooks is not fighting
with tracts and lectures. She is
fighting with an, axe; and she is
laying that axe at the root of the
Miss Brooks isn't a mayor. She
holds no office. She hasn't been
elected to anything as' a repre
sentative of the people. She just
elected herself to do a great work
for humanity, and she is, clothed ,
wittf no power except her own
brains, her genius, her determin
ation, and her noble impulses.
I She is doing in West" Ham
mond what can be done in Chi
cago, and what ought to be done
in Chicago. A real mayor could