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RICH WOMAN GIVES HOME TO UNFORTUNATE
GIRL WHO KILLED HER HUSBAND
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher,
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 268 Chicago, Monday, Aug. 11, 1913 ONE CENT
22,500 CARPENTERS CONDEMN THE
HEARST O'DONNELL EDITION
District Council of Union Carpenters, Taking in 32 Local
Unions, Opposed to Trades Union Edition of Paper
on Union Unfair List The Special Suffrage
. . Edition Today Was a Frost.
It is a cinch now that President Simon O'Donnell, president of the Chi
cago Building Trades Council, and editor-in-chief of a so-called trades union
edition of the Chicago Examiner, will not be able to deliver even a small
part of the building trades unions over to the Hearst paper.
On Saturday night the District Council of the United Brotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners, representing 32 locals, with a membership of
22,500 union carpenters, passed resolutions condemning the action of the
Building Trades Council in going into partnership with Hearst to get out
a trades union edition of a paper that is on the unfair list of organized labor.
John A. Metz Is president of the District Council, and his picture recently
appeared In the Examiner as one of the O'Donnell boosters of the special
edition. One of the delegates criticized the appearance of Metz's picture
in the Examiner, and Metz said It was dangerous to antagonize the press,
and he was opposed to denouncing the trades union edition.
But the District Council passed the resolution denouncing It just the
Ex-President Haight of the pressmen's union asked permission to ad
dress the council, but President Metz refused and told Mr. Haight that if
he had anything to say about it Haight would never get permission to talk
to the council about that trades union edition of the Examiner,