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ELSIE IN NEW YORKA SHORT LOVE STORY BY O. HENRY APPEARS IN THIS ISSUE THE DAY BOOK An Adless Daily Newspaper. N. D. Cochran, gssgss 500 South Peoria St. Editor and Publisher. SM 398 Tel. Monroe 353. VOL. 2, NO. 279 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 23, 1913 ONE CENT BERRY DEMANDS ALPINE RESIGN AS VICE PRESIDENT OF THE A. F. OF L. Pressmen's International President Prefers Charges With Executive Council Also Tells Simon O'Don nell What . tie Thinks of Simon John Mitchell Won't Write for Examiner. President George L. Berry of the-International Printing Pressmen's and Assistants' Union has written a scorching letter to Simon O'Donnell, president of the Chicago Building Trades Council, on the subject of Hearst, O'Donnell and unionism. He has also written to John R. Alpine, seventh vice-president of the American Federation of. Labor, demanding his resignation as vice-president, and notifying him that the demand has been filed with the executive coun cil of the A. F. of L. and will be taken up with that body. It had been claimed that John Mitchell would write for the so-called trades union edition of the Examiner, and President Berry wired Mitchell asking him about it John Mitchell wired back, saying: "You have" been misinformed. I know nothing about action of Build ing Trades Council. I hava not agreed to write for any Chicago paper. I have not'endorsed action of any publisher." Following are copies of the letters from President Berry to O'Donnell Alpine and Secretary Morrison of the American Federation of Labor: BERRY TO O'DONNELL August 18, 1913 Mr. Simon O'Donnell, President Chicago Building Trades Council, care Briggs House, Chicago, 111.: Dear Sir and Brother I wired you .under date of August 5 as follows: