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VOL. 2, NO. 279 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 23, 1913 " ONE CENT
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 He 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. P. 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 h'im about it. John Mitchell wired back, saying:
"You have been misinformed. I know nothing about action of Build
ing Trades Council. I have not agreed to write for any Chicago paper.- I
have not endorsed aotion 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, HI.:
Dear Sir and Brother I wired you under date of August 5 as follows:.