Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1943 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
BRICK, LUMBER AND STEEL
TRUSTS HELP EMPLOYERS
The multi-millionaire members or
the Brick, Lumber and Steel trusts
today came to the aid of the inner
circle of the Building Construction
Employers' Association, which re
cently ordered a lockout of all build
ing trades' workers in Chicago.
Only a small percentage of the
employing builders of Chicago obey
ed the order of the inner circle of the
So the inner circle of the bosses'
association appealed to the building
materials trusts and these promised
to come to their aid.
It Is said today that the Brick,
Lumber and Steel trusts will refuse
to supply all the independent build
ing employers who refused to obey
the lockout order of the inner circle
of the bosses' union.
FIREMEN TO PICNIC
Several unions are going to co
operate with the International Broth
erhood of Stationary Firemen, Local
No. 7, to make the latter's 7th an
nual picnic at Harms' Park, Western
and Berteau avenues, next Sunday, a
Speeches by members of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor and a pro
gram of music, games and dancing
has been arranged.
WE WANT HIS RIGHT NAME
If the reader who has written a
letter to the Editor of The Day Book
and signed himself "Seroco" is will
ing that his right name be used with
the letter The Day Book will be glad
to comply with his wish that we print
"So," 'roared Bilkins, seizing Wig
gles by the arm, "I've found you at
last! You called me a jackass at the
club the other day, and, by ginger,
you've got to apologize." "All right,
Bilk," said Wiggles. "Anything to
oblige. Lead me to the real jackass
and in apologize to hig ia,cd?
PRINCE OF WALES AT COMING
This is the way His Royal High
ness Prince Edward Albert looked at
the first big diplomatic function he
ever attended in an official capacity.
It was the reception of President
Poincare of France by the English
royal family at Buckingham Palace.
"Preserve order, please!" shouted
a man on the platform to a restless
audience. "There's no chance for
preserves here," a man yelled back.
"There's too much jam,"