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nvNE TO RUSH EVIDENCE IN
ALLEGED BRIBERY CASE
State's Attorney Hoyne prepared
to rush the evidence concerning the
alleged bribery case in the Criminal
Court building. Indictments may be
asked against the following men:
Frank P. McMahon, 52 E. Illinois
street, alleged professional witness".
William (Bull) Malone, alleged jury
fixer, charged with accepting $50 to
"fix" the Cummings jury.
Herman C. Schmidt, clerk in Judge
Walker's branch of the Criminal
Court, charged with accepting $100
to "fix" the jury.
The action follows the story told
by John P. Cummings, wealthy manu
facturer, who was indicted on charges
preferred by Dorothy Moore, a young
stenographer, who testified that she
had been drugged by Cummings and
taken to a hotel.
After his indictment claimed that
McMahon approached him and said
he could fix the case for him. He said
he would supply him with affidavits
that Dorothy Moore and a man nam
ed Everett Sykes had conspired in the
back room of a North Side saloon to
shake down Cummings.
Cummings said Attorney Lewis E.
Dickinson, who claimed he was attor
ney for McMahon, also talked of the
affidavits. But negotiations for that
testimony fell through and Malone
entered the case, according to the
Then Cummings rigged up a dicta
graph and invited Malone to come to
his office and talk it over.
While there, Cummings says, Ma
lone told him that Herman Schmidt,
clerk in Judge Walker's court, would
fix the case for $200.
Cummings said all arrangements
were made and he was to meet
Schmidt at the Plaza Hotel yesterday
and give $150 in advance. Then Cum
mings tipped Hoyne off, detectives
were sent out and planted in Lincoln
When Cummings and Malone met
Schmidt the money was -handed to
the iatter. It had been marked. The
detectives' jumped out. And the two
were hustled to the Hyne Park police
GAMES FOR TODAY
Detroit at Chicago.
Washington at Philadelphia.
Cleveland at St. Louis.
Boston at New York.
Chicago at Cincinnati.
Philadelphia at Brooklyn (2).
St. Louis at Pittsburgh.
New York at Boston.
Brooklyn at Baltimore.
Pittsburgh at Buffalo.
SAYS THIRD DEGREE WAS USED
justice of the Peace Manuel Sultan
yesterday charged that Ass't State's
Attorney Stephen Malato employed
the third degree on witnesses in the
Levin case to induce them to give tes
timony that would clear an Italian on
a murder charge.
Sultain claims that Peitro Sietta,
who made an affidavit naming a weal
thy Italian in connection with the
Levin murder, later repudiated it as a
result of a grilling by Malato,.
Malato says he may sue Sultan for
Walking is the best exercise you
can have. jBut if you try to take a
long walk after having ridden a great
deal, you will find it makes you very
stiff and tired. For the person whoso
work is indoors, it is wise, these days,
to make the rule of walking a part or
all of one day, either to or from work.
Begin by walking a few blocks.
Lengthen the distance as you become
accustomed to it
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urday; warmer this afternoon or
evening; moderate variable winds, be
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