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ILD. MERRIAM SAYS 'PHONE DEAL WON'T BE
SLIPPED THROUGH THE COUNCIL
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, tlEafe TeJ Monroe 353-
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500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50'Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 15 Chicago, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1913 ONE CENT
UNION MEN STRIKE AGAINST ACTION
Of PRESIDENT SIMON O'DONNELL
Eighteen Hundred Painters and Glaziers Walked Out
Today -in Strike That Threatens to Involve All
Building Trades Hearst-O'Donnell
Affair a Contributing Cause.
Eighteen hundred painters and glaziers went out on strike today as a
result of the-'alliance between Simon O'Donnell, president of the Building
Trades CouncD,and the Building (Construction Employers' Association.
The presehfctrouble is merely an aftermath of the Hearst special rades
union edition (which didn't come out) and the settlement of the building
.trades lockout. ..
Eor the 'strange manner in which these two events were handled by
O'Donnell, Pairiterst District' Council No. 14, representing 10,000 union nieri,
withdrew from the-Building Trades Council.
O'Donnell then ""took In a new organization and gave to it the work
that, should have been handled by 'union painters. Recently there was
formed in the Building Trades Council an organization that styles itself the
Amalgamated Glass Workers.
To this neV organization O'Donnell turned over all the glazing work.
The -real union .bodied were entirely ignored in the matter.
After it was seen that 'the Examiner had been defeated in its'" effort to
victimizeunion'labor'through the medium of a special edition, vouched for
and edited byODdnnelli'the pairitersmade application for reinstatement in
the Building-Trades Council. '
a'DoimeU'-then'revengeoMfie boycott placed against his friend, William
Randolph- Hearst,. byrtheleal'&adesMmioniss of Chicago, -headed by thk