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LAST EDITION ONE CENT
LOOP TENANT SUES JACOB KESNER MERGER
OF 'PHONE COMPANIES TO BE DISCUSSED
U. S. AFTER GRAIN MEN WANT MORE SCHOOLS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran.
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
Editorial Monroe 353.
Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 109 Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 4, 1915
OPEN MEETING AT HAND IN RANKS
OF BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL
.Unions Protest Over Agreement Signed With Building
Contractors Unions Hold Meeting to Plan Action
Sec'y Conroy Admits No Unions Have
Accepted Agreement as Yet
Secret balloting on arbitration
boards for labor disputes, -and other
things in the "model" contract now
before building trades local unions,
are getting, hard smashes.
The "model" agreement was
brought to the Building Trade Coun
cil by Secretary E. C. Craig of the
Building Construction Employers'
ass'n. The council voted to 0. K. it.
The idea was that this agreement
should go out to all the local unions
and when the locals made their con
tracts with employers this spring.
they should use all the features of
the "model" contract This would
make all the agreements in Chicago
between building trades unions and
employers exactly alike.
The "model" contract throws prac
tically all power of calling strikes
and settling grievances into the hands
of a central committee to be called
the joint arbitration board. Sec. 7 of
the model contract says that "in the
event of any umpire for any reason
being unable to serve, any unsettled
dispute shall besettlgd b ihejghjj