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getting out a special edition on sc:.'
Mr. Haight wanted to introduce a
resolution on the matter, but that
was gaveled down by President
Other unions all over town are tak
ing action nightly as they meet, and
the protest is almost unanimous.
Even Simon O'Donnell's friends in
the labor movement feel that he
made a mistake, and now it is con--ceded
that Hearst also made a mis
take, for the agitation stirred up by
O'Donnell's action has revived the
trouble between the Hearst papers
and the pressmen's union, and has
started a renewal of resolutions put
ting the Hearst papers on the unfair
list and even imposing fines on union
men found reading or buying either
the American or the Examiner.
Members of the pressmen's union
are visiting the various union meet
ings nightly and .presenting the
grievance and protest of that union
against getting out a so-called trades
union of a newspaper that has no
union label agreement and is operat
ing part of its plant with non-union
The resolutions adopted by the
Painters' District Council, when it
withdrew from the Building Trades
Council, points out the fact that both
the Examiner and American were
placed on the unfair list by the Chi
cago Federation of Labor by a refer
endum vote of the unions affiliated
with the central body.
They also say that Painters' Dis
trict Council No. 14 "do not believe
in giving absolute power to a few
men to dictate to the entire member
ship of the Building Trades Council
of the City of Chicago what they
should or should not do."
The rest of the resolutions were
given in substance in The Day Book'
There is some talk of demanding
that the matter of issuing a trades
union edition of the Examiner by the
Building Trades Council be submitted
- r -Terendum vote of the members
of unions affiliated by that body. This;
it is believed, would result in an al
most unanimous rejection of the
If President O'Donnell persists in
going ahead with his deal with
Hearst and moving his headquarters
over to the Hearst building to be
come a Hearst editor, it is believed
there will be a stampede of unions
away from the Building Trades
Washington. State department
notified that Alex rebels captured
ranch of Mrs. Phoebe Hearst, mother
of Wm. R. Hearst, near Ciudad El
Carmen. Rebels commanded by Gen.
Manuel Castilla Pascual.
Washington. Battleship New
Hampshire, with John Lind, will
reach Vera Cruz late Saturday after
noon. Superior, Wis. Mayor Kenkel
threatens to call on Gov. McGovern"
for state troops to quell possible dis
orders because of strike. J. P. Can
non, I. W. W. organizer, denounced
citizens' committee of 100 as para
sites. That's what stirred up mayor.
Washington. Delegate Wicker
sham, Alaska, offered resolution di
recting Sec'y of Navy to give his
opinion on government-owned rail-
road from Alaska naval station to
Freeburg, III. R. E. Hamill, bank
president, risked his life to save a
hostler in big stable fire. Then Post
master Fred Herman aided in carry
ing to safety three firemen overcome
by heat and smoke.
Streator, III. Mrs. John Stank
stood on porch with daughters Mary,
9, and Irene, 8. Lightning killed
Irene, badly burned Mary and stun
ned Mrs. Stanko.
Indianapolis. Steps taken to oust
supreme and appellate court judges
from sleeping rooms In state house.
Public service commission also wants