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riod before a judge D'Andrea be-'
came a convict His wife went back
to the Archer avenue cottage to fix
the little things which must be had.
AU of "Little Italy" knew of the
strange case and hundreds wrote let
.ters to President Roosevelt asking
that Tony, the macaroni maker, be
Roosevelt granted a pardon and
Tony went back to the business on
Archer avenue and the home which
sheltered two babies now.
He saved his money and went into
the banking business on N. Clark st
Then a real estate office was started.
D'Andrea grew popular and his
friends "forgot" the trip to Joliet
He was elected president of the
Italian Colonial committee, president
of the International Hodcarriers' un
ion and president of the "Trinacria"
and was held high in the esteem of
his neighbors, all of whom knew of
And then he ran for alderman. The
Tribune was told of the counterfeit
ing trouble. A story of mystery was
concocted and printed without giving
D'Andrea a chance to tell his tale.
Now Louisa's friends can read all
about the trouble which came to her
father long before she was born. And
perhaps the 'school children friends
of Frances D'Andrea and Dorothy,
sisters of Louisa, will understand.
That was, hi substance, the story
of Anthony D'Andrea as he sat is the
office of his attorney, Rocco De Ste
fano, last night
He protested against the unfair
ness of a paper which told only one
side of the strange tale and which
did not say that he was pardoned by
President Roosevelt and restored to
citizenship, after the president had
been convinced that D'Andrea was a
useful citizen and deserved a pardon.
He explained that the 'conviction
was on a plea of guilty which he had
entered to save his wife, in a delicate
condition, from a prison cell. A par
don came from President Roosevelt
when he heard the story, he declared.
CHARGE OSCAR HEINEMAN WITH
BLOCKING FACTORY PROBERS
Oscar Heineman got a continuance
when the case in which he is charg
ed with obstructing deputies of the
factory inspector came up before
Judge Hill today".
When Gertrude Stoetzel and Eliz
abeth Grady, deputy factory inspect
ors, went to Heineman's silk mill he
is said by the women inspectors to
have told them to "Get the h out
Right after that Oscar Nelson,
chief factory inspector, got inside the
mill. In a closet he found six empty
quart bromo seltzer bottles. He ask
ed Heineman what the bromo bot
tles were for. To cure headaches
when the girls get them I'm good
to my girls," Heineman replied, ac
cording to Nelson. Nelson said the
air in the mill was foul from lack of
proper ventilation. Foul air causes
headaches, doctors agree.
MAYOR CALLS VOTERS' LEAGUE
STATEMENT "BUNCH OF LIES"
Mayor Thompson answered state
ment issued by the Municipal Voters'
league in the morning papers by call
ing its allegations a bunch of lies. He
says the attack of the league was fos
tered by his enemies.
The M. V. L. called attention to
Thompson's civil service commis
sion's queer work and called the
present administration a reversal to
the spoils system.
LUSITANIA CASE HOPEFUL
Washington, Feb. 8. Lusitania sit
uation looks very hopeful, it was said
at white housce today, following con
ference between Pres. Wilson and
TWIST YOUR TONGUE WITH THIS
Susan shineth shoes and socks,
socks and shoes shineth Susan. She
ceaseth shining shoes and socks, for
. socks and shoes shock Susan.