Clipped From The Bee
UNION LEADER PUTS BOYCOTT ON BASEBALL CHICAGO, April 8.--Emmet T. Flood. Chicago, representative of the American Federation of Labor today announced a. complete boycott of profeuslonu baseball on the part of the unions he represents. The boycott w l l continue, he said, as at former J udne K. M. JLandis Is baseball commissioner. Mr Flood charged that Judge dls, w h Â» acted .is arbitrator in Chicago bÂ«ildlng tiades dispute and handed down a wage decision, permitted permitted himself to be used as "a tool Of big business' in its alleged effom to dWupt building trade units "His so-called s-tandard aei cement." he said, "makes the union m.in helpless helpless as the professional bal as plajer who is body and soul at the whim the club owner It makes the union man work w i t h the non-union under almost any conditions his employer employer wishes to impose." Mr. Flood abseiled most of the Building uack.s unions had agreed to five members attending a big league game and saiu other unions weie jfked to f o l i u m the example. "It will be cheapei in the long he said, "for the magnates of baseball baseball to pay Lamlis $50,000 a year the six 5 ears remaining and dismiss him than thus antagnized organized organized labor. We intend to make the owner repudiate their commission-give commission-give him the gat "