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HE'LL BE A MIGHTY B
PERSON FOR A WHILE
President Juan Vicente Gomez of
Venezuela, who has the fight of his
life on hands keeping bloodthirsty
Castro and his revoluting crew from
grabbing the reins of government.
EMERY ON STAND IN N. A. M.
Washington, Aug. 7. James A.
Emery, counsel for N. A. M., told sen
ate committee today that the purpose
of the National Council for Industrial
Defense was to defeat the closed
shop, boycott and othe rissues raised
by union labor. Individual members
were pledged to contribute $50 each
monthly to defeat "class legislation"
The Citizens' Industrial Association
and the N. A. M. were pledged to
pay $500 monthly for one year. Sen.
Reed read from minutes of 1907 con
vention of N. A. M. at which Presi
dent Van Cleave proposed to raise
$500,000 a year for three years to
fight legislation. Van Cleave said:
"The next step after that money
is put into our hands and safe
guarded in any way you see fit will be
to federate the employing classes of
this country into a solid mass and
iitOyil TiLl'f) -ii !l -11. .Ii'jiv, lit
determine that they will free this
Country from industrial oppression,"
which meant smashing trades union
ism. Emery admitted that the council
was controlled by President Van
Cleave of the N..A.M.
POLICE HOLD ITALIAN FOR THE
SHOOTING OF NEPHEWS
Dio C. Moreno, an Italian, is under
arrest at the Maxwell street police
station charged with shooting and
killing one of his nephews and fatally
wounding another in an attempted
robbery at the home of the two young
men, 1106 W. Taylor street, early to
day. The victims are Tony Pucci, 19,
killed, body taken to county morgue;
David Cozzi, 26, shot in face and .
back, expected to die at County Hos
pital. Pucci and Cozzi were found lying
on the floor of their room when a
squad of detectives broke do,wn the'
door after the shooting. Moreno was
under the bed, apparently uncon
scious. Examination failed to dis
close any wounds on his body.
Moreno was taken to the County
Hospital, where he was positively
identified by Cozzi as the man they
caught rifling their trunks. The
wounded man said he and his cousin
had been missing things from their
trunks for some time. Last night
they lay awake to catch the robber
Cdzzi says Moreno stole into the
room and both young men leaped up
on him. He drew a revolver and fired
Atty. Gen. McReynolds doesn't
drink, chew, smoke or swear. Buhe
interferes in white slave cases. Not
yet hath Democracy exhibited the
o o . -
A man went to Egypt and visited
the Pyramids. After gazing for
some time at them he muttered:
"Man, what a lot of mason work not .
to be bringing in any rent!"