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O. HENRY APPEARS IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL. 2, NO. 279 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 23, 1913
BERRY DEMANDS ALPINE RESIGN AS
VICE PRESIDENT OF THE A. F. OF L.
Pressmen's International President Prefers Charges
With Executive Council Also Tells Simon O'Don
nell What . tie Thinks of Simon John
Mitchell Won't Write for Examiner.
President George L. Berry of the-International Printing Pressmen's
and Assistants' Union has written a scorching letter to Simon O'Donnell,
president of the Chicago Building Trades Council, on the subject of Hearst,
O'Donnell and unionism.
He has also written to John R. Alpine, seventh vice-president of the
American Federation of. Labor, demanding his resignation as vice-president,
and notifying him that the demand has been filed with the executive coun
cil of the A. F. of L. and will be taken up with that body.
It had been claimed that John Mitchell would write for the so-called
trades union edition of the Examiner, and President Berry wired Mitchell
asking him about it John Mitchell wired back, saying:
"You have" been misinformed. I know nothing about action of Build
ing Trades Council. I hava not agreed to write for any Chicago paper. I
have not'endorsed action of any publisher."
Following are copies of the letters from President Berry to O'Donnell
Alpine and Secretary Morrison of the American Federation of Labor:
BERRY TO O'DONNELL
August 18, 1913
Mr. Simon O'Donnell, President Chicago Building Trades Council, care
Briggs House, Chicago, 111.:
Dear Sir and Brother I wired you .under date of August 5 as follows: