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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 02, 1912, Image 1

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500 SO. FJ20RIA ST
398 TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. l,Nq; 187 Chicago, Thursday, May 2, 1912 One Cent
hearst papers lock out pressmen-all trust
Papers follow their leattand suspend
Paddy L"avin, Onlyi Police Inspector Not Fired By.iHearst-Donun-'ated
Civil Service Commission, Takes Charge '"of Strike
Brought in from Hyde Park. m ,
Every newspaper in Chicago is j tween the members of the pub-
a member o,tnej Daily isews
paperAsociation of 'Chicago
this is the technical name jof the
publishers' trust today suspend?,
ed publication.
This extraordinary-action was
taken following a lockout of the
Examiner pressmen ' at .9:30
o'clock last night.
The lockout order was given
by Andrew M. Lawrence, man
ager of the Hearst papers hk Chi
aago, and would-be -political
The quarrel with the union was
Hearst's alone. But by" virtue of
the irohbound agreement be-
' "N,ew York, May 2. The. gen
eral committee of the anthracite
miners this afternoon flatly re
jected the.Compromise agreement
prepared by the subcommittee of
miners and operators, by which
if was expected to end .the coal
tie-up- Strike probable.
hshers trust, the other news
papers had to get Into it.
Repreesntatiyes of the publish
ers of every'newspaper were pres
ent in the Hearst building lat
Madjson and Market when Law
rence gave the lockout order.
I This morning, tjie other news
papers in the trust openly joined
with Hearst, and as an obvious
firsfestep toward1 breaking up the
entire" Newspaper Web Press
men'union, reiused to recqgnizs
the union in any Chicagb news
paper press .room.
This attempt must spread over
the whole country. It is likely to
affect the Hearst" newspapers m
New Xork Boston, Philadelphia,
San Francisco, Los Angeles and
Atlanta lomon'ow.
The Hearst contract with Web
Pressmen's Union No. 7 ran out
at midnight last night.
The evidence of the prepara
tion of thejmblishers for a lock
out became open yesterday morn
ing. "When the American pressmen
went to Work, they found police

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