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ONE CENT-T edition -ONE CENT
BIG BAKERS CHEAT IN BREAD WEIGHT?
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 295 Chicago, Tuesday, September 12, 1916 398
ROGER SULLIVAN'S WAR
ON UNION LABOR JARS
John M. Glenn, Lobbyist of Illinois Manufacturers'
Ass'n, Got Sullivan's O. K. on "Strikebreaker"
Brinton Roger's Pals Fear for County .
Ticket C. F. of L. Hits Brinton.
Political pals of Roger Sullivan are
frankly worried today oyer the gas
boss' direct stand against organized
labor in selecting "Strikebreaker"
Brinton as his candidate for govern
or at the urging of John M. Glenn
and the Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n.
Wise politicians think that it
means the downfall of the Sullivan
machine. The attack made on
Brinton by John M. Walker, pres. of
the Illinois Federation of Labor,
!S?hlpljas backed up byja fire fron
the Chicago Federation of Labor,
considerably weakened the Sullivan
slate, they believe. Walker said
Brinton's candidacy was "an insult
to union labor."
By union men Brinton is rated far
below Frank Lowden, Pullman Co.
candidate for governor. Sullivan
ward leaders believe they are jeopar
dizing their own future chances by
Walker in bis accusation of Brin
ton aysjhat Brjnton, as Vt St jnar