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Erstmsm of The Journal was absent. '
Following is a copy of the minutes
Of that day's hieeting as sent to each
member of the association:
Chicago, HI., October 24, 1912.
A meeting of Chicago Local, A. N.
P. A., was duly called arid held, in
Room 906, Tribune Building, at 2:30
o'clock p. m.
Present: Messrs. Lawson, Field,
Henderson, Keeley, Lawrence, Rog
ers, Seymour, Sherman, Town and
- The minutes of the previous meet
ing were read and approved.
J. Fremont Frey, representing
James J. Freel, president of the Inter
national Stereotypers' Union, and
James P. Sampson, president of Chi
cago Stereotypers' Union No. 114,
came before the meeting. Mr. Frey,
acting as spokesman, asked if steps
could not at this time be taken to
renew relations between the Stereo
typers' Union and Chicago local.
After Messrs. Frey and Sampson had
taken their departure, a motion was
made that the following letter be sent
to Mr. Sampson by the secretary:
Chicago, 111., October 24, 1912.
Mr. James P. Sampson, President
Stereotypers' Union No. 114, The
American Office, Chicago, 111.:
Dear Sir I am instructed by the
publishers to advise you that as soon
after the election of November as
may be found convenient to the two
organizations, they purpose taking up
for consideration the matter of rela
tions with your union, as requested
by Mr. Frey and yourself this day.
Yours very truly,
(Signed) Henry N. Cary,
Secretary Chicago Local A. N. P. A.
A vote on the motion being called
for, one was taken with the follow
American. . .Aye News Aye
Examiner. . .Aye Post No
Inter-Ocean . .'No Rec.-Herald.Aye
Journal not present Tribune Aye
Not present 1
r . r-cleht declared the motion
The secretary was instructed to
certify for payment certain bills for
expenses incurred by H. K. Saun
ders. The secretary was instructed to
pay to William A. Jennings the sum
of $80 for legal services in the prose
cution of H. Zimmerman.
The secretary was authorized to
settle the claim of $712, made by
William Nicholis for services render
ed a sa hustler for $34.
The secretary reported that he had
sold for $160.01 property of the asso
ciation which had been uaed in The
Examiner dormitory. The money re
ceived was turned over to the treas
urer; The secretary reported that in ac
cordance with the resolution adopted
at the meeting held October 2, he had
forwarded to M. L. Annenberg of Mil
waukee the association's check for
v$l,000. He also read a letter frorii
Mr. Annenberg expressing his thanks
and offering at all times to extend
his services as required.
The secretary reported that the
claim for damages, made by G. W.
Staves, had been settled for $40.
The secretary read the report of a
meeting of the committee of strike
expenses, held October 22, 1912.
(Note Details of this meeting
have been supplied to members. They
will not be repeated here but placed
in the permanent records.)
Mr. Field and Mr. Cary united in
a request that the accounts of Chi
cago Local, A. N. P. A., be audited
as of date November 2, 1912. The
committee on strike expenses was
directed to secure the services of a
competent auditor for the purpose.
The secretary read reports of
meetings of circulation managers,
held October 3, October 7 and Oc
tober 21, 1912.
(Note Details of these meetings
have been furnished members. They
will not be repeated. They will be
properly placed in the records.)