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Well, anyhow, Nick Hunt won't
starve if he does throw up his job.
For they do say that Nick certain
ly made hay in the suns"hiny days of
Them was theVfappy days.
Ask Paddy Lavin, pet of the Stock
yards. It isn't necessary for high sassiety
to hear Margaret Sanger on birth
That bunch learned the little trick
long, long ago.
Aid. Merriam finally got his al
dernianic anti-tipping ordinance
It is now illegal for aldermen to
beg tips from public utilities in the
way of jobs.
Looks as if Judge Fisher is in a
fair way to put a stop to the slugging
Good work, judge!
It's high time somebody was stop
ping the outrageous lawlessness of
newspaper sluggers and gunmen.
One way to lessen crime in Chica
go is to break up the newspaper
schools for crime.
Most of the so-called "labor" slug
gers learned the game as newspaper
Mayor Thompson might help
some by withdrawing police protec
tion of such sluggers.
If the girls insist on gilding their
Why not bald-headed guys gild
They would then shine gorgeous
ly in the front row.
TWO WESTINGHOUSE PLANTS
CLOSED MEN QUIT
Pittsburgh, April 27. Two small
plants connected with the Westing
house industries were indefinitely
cjosed by orders of the management
Hundreds of men from each had;
failed to report for work in the last
The total number of munitions
workers on strike today was placed,
at 30,000 by the strike leaders.
MUTES CONFESS TO KILLING IN
A STRANGE TRAGEDY
New York, April 27. Frank Vet-
ter, deaf mute living at Brooklyn,
confessed to detectives early this
morning that he eloped to New Ha
ven, Conn., last Sunday with Mrs.
Joseph Costello, a deaf mute, and
there crusehd her skull with an iron
bar, while her husband, another deaf
mute and instigator of the crime,
who was secreted in a closet, looked
on. Costello also confessed.
Vetter was best man at the wed
ding some time ago, when Mrs. An
tonio Massaro, divorced woman with
three children, became Mrs. Costello,
The signed confession by the two
mutes set forth that, moved by
friendship for Costello, and paid by
him, Vetter lured the woman to New
Haven with him in a fictitious elope
ment Then Costello secretly fol
lowed. Vetter went out for a while with
Mrs. Costello. Her husband sneaked
up the stairs and through the door
which Vetter left unlocked.
When the "eloping" couple re-
turned Mrs. Costello sat on a wim
dow seat in the second-floor room.,
Tfien Vetter beat her on the head
with an iron bar while her husband
peered from the closet. Mrs. Cos-!
tello, of course, could not cry out.
The two men sneaked out of the
house, leaving Mrs. Costello humped,
in the window seat. She died Mon
day after removal to a New Haven,
Costello recently offered his wifa
$100 to permit him to obtain a di-.
vorce. She refused. But they con
tinued to live amicably together in.
spite of the fact that last November
she had him arrested for honsupport
and he had received three months'
sentence to Blackwell's Island,
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