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movement helping Hearst fight his battle against labor, and for a money consideration, the Hearst outfit got bolder still. It had been playing up to tlie Building Trades Council for months, boosting the unions, and especially the officials of the council, in an alleged labor department. Finally the trap to catch labor was sprung. And the Building Trades Council officials helped spring it. A trades union edition of the Examiner was announced by special agreement with the president of the Building Trades Council. And absolution endorsing that special edition was gaveled through a meeting of the council. That action was equivalent to the Building Trades Council going clear over to the enemy to fight against organized labor in a pitched battle be tween Hearst and Unionism. And it was the only weapon with which Hearst can win. He has no chance of beating the union pressmen unless he can turn the guns of organized labor itself on that union. And that's just what he is trying to do. Unless the ranks of labor are divided, Hearst is licked and will have to unionize his pressroom. But if his trickery toward union labor is endorsed by a powerful organization of labor unions, why then, of course, he can lick the pressmen's union now, and any other union he wants to after that job is done. And while the Building Trades Council may feel that its unions are strong enough to stand alone and fight their own battles, still the breaking down of one union makes it easier to break down another; and by licking the unions in detail, unionism itself finally can be pounded down before the attack of organized opposition. , And that means that the war will finally reach the unions in the build ing trades. If unionism means anything worth while, it means brotherhood; and it can't mean brotherhood unless union men, ALL union men, stand together as brothers. I don't believe every man who wears a union button is a real trades unionist, for many of them don't know the fundamental principles of union ism. Too many wear the button only because they think they can get bet ter wages by wearing it And it is that kind of union men who make it comparatively easy for organized employers to win. Another weakness is the union that doesn't care what happens so long as it doesn't happen to that union. But that is ignorance. It will take time for men to learn that a blow aimed at any honest workingman is a blow aimed at all of them. When all of them learn and understand that, then organized labor can't be beaten in its demand for justice. Until Hearst comes clean in his own plants, no honest trades unionist can consistently boost his papers. -o- AROUND WORLD IN 35 DAYS New York, Aug. 5. Around the world in 35 days. John Henry Mears expects to make this record tomor row, under auspices of N. Y. Sun. He left St. Paul early today for Chi cago. Expected here tomorrow at 10:10 p. m., beating by four days rec ord now held by Jaeger-Schmidt. Leaving New York Mears went by London, Paris, Berlin, through Rus sia and across Siberia into China and Japan, across Pacific to Vancouver, then across America by rail. Was only behind schedule once in Siberia. o o Grocer to His Apprentice Now, John, you have been here three months. What part of the business do you like best? Apprentice Clos ing shop, sir!