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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 09, 1912, Image 2

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put ifini fn the hole i'ft-bver the'
country'-fr given enough head
way, a;ad that lie is contemplating
firing Andy Lawrence and break
ing ithithe Chicago Publishers'
. Hearsts division men, in
charge of the circulation and 'dis
tribution of his newspapers in
the various parts of the city, went
on strike today.
Twenty-five union stereotypers
returned to work on tlie trust
newspapers at the request of In
ternational President James T.
The 25 stayed a't, work almost
as -long "as ten minutes and then
the ygathered up their hats and
coats and walked out again.
They were -told flatly that the
open shop was going to be the
rule in Chicago trust newspaper
offices hereafter. Als.o they were
told that the number of stereo
typers employed in each office
was going to be reduced at once.
The five who returned to .the
Journal had two negroes pointed
4ut fo them. They were told that
the negroes were to be their
workmates, and lhat their first
duty, now that they had returned
to work, was toteach the negroes
something about stereotyping.
So that ended the return to
work of the stereotypers.
The Printers' Union held a
meetirig in Bricklayers' Hall last
night for the purpose of taking a
strike vote. The hall could not
accommodate all the printers who
came to attend the meeting and
the taking of a vote was put off
jontiF Sunday.
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