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"A HARLEM TRAGEDY" LOVE STORY BY O.
HENRY, IN TODAY'S DAY BOOK
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ESP ,QO 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 242 Chicago, Saturday, July 12, 1913 ONE CENT
LABOR ENTERS A FORMAL PROTEST
AGAINST THAT HEARST EDITION
And Equal Suffrage Association Will Hear Protest of
Chicago Federation of Labor and Women's Trade
Union League Before Going Ahead With Deal.
Formal protest has been made by
organized labor to the Illinois Equal
Suffrage League against the deal
with Hearst to publish a woman suf
frage special edition of the Chicago
Examiner on August 11, and Mrs.
Grace Wilbur Trout, president of the
league, will call a meeting of the exe
cutive board to determine whether to
drop the matter or go ahead with the
President John Fitzpatrick, of the
Chicago Federation of Labor, and
Alice Henry, editor of Life and Labor,
both maxie strong protests in behalf
of union labor.
The women said they didn't care
anything about Hearst, but needed
the money. President Fitzpatrick
said labor would regard it as blood
money, and organized labor had de
clared for woman's suffrage 25 years
Alice Henry pointed out that the
Suffrage League, by alliance with
Hearst, would antagonize Progres
sives, Republicans, the better ele
ment of Democrats and the entire
labor union movement; and that it
wouldn't pay to make any such sac
rifice for what money might be made
out' of an alliance with Hearst.
The story of the loqkout of union
pressmen by the Hearst newspapers
on May 1, 1912, was told"; how
Hearst, when he came to Chicago in
1900 was, or pretended to be friendly
to union labor, anjl was helped by
Chicago unionists to get a big circu
lation for The American, and how
afterward he joined the publishers'
association and then took the lead in
the newspaper war for the open shop