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GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AT WORK PLANNING
TO BREAK UP BEEF TRUST CONSPIRACY ,
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, &b 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher,
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 274 CWcago, Monday, Aug. 18, 1913
WM. RANDOLPH HEARST DENOUNCED!
BY CHICAGO FEDERATION OF LABOR ;
At One of the Biggest Meetings That Body Ever Held .
Simon O'Donnell Gets His Trimmings, Too f
Charged With Treason to Trades Unionism ' 1
The Chicago federation of Labor yesterday finally killed. the proposed
"special, labor editipn'Vof the Chicago Examiner, edited by Simon O'Don
nell. And there was no mistaking the sentiment of this real trades union-body
when, amid thundering applause, the resolution denouncing Hearst was
There was something electrical in the enthusiasm that attended its
passage. The echo of it must have drifted over to the Hearst building three
blocks away and made the followers of William Randolph Hearst'realize the
futility of trying to play horse with real representatives of trades unionism.
The stage was all set in advance for this important action. The large
hall was packed with eager, expectant men and women. The feeling of the
assembly was clearly shown when the reading of the minutes was dispensed
with so that they might sooner take action against Hearst.
Communication after communication was read and plaeed on file. Each
of them denounced Hearst and O'Donnell, strongly and bitterly.
The international Brotherhood of 'Blacksmiths sent a burning letter of
This letter termed the Examiner a "scab paper responsible for the crime
and outrage that had reduced the members of the pressmen's union to
Carpenters' Union, Local 141, condemned Hearst -and O'Donnell.
Gardeners' and Florists' Union. bitterly condemned "certain officials of