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CUNMAM DRAWS YEAR TERM
OTHERS ARE -FINED
Tom Credideo, a driver for the Chi
cago Journal and a gunman, got a
year in the House of Correction and
a $200 fine in Judge -Bafferty's court
yesterday. Wm. Miller and John Rou
lin were fined for carrying revolvers.
Credideo of 2710 Park avenue was
found guilty of shooting Phil Vetter
Jan. 26. Young Vetter, just out of
hospital, fever-flushed and wobbly on
his legs, pointed out Tom Credideo as
the man who came into the Candes
ice cream parlor on the morning of
Jan. 26, pulled a revolver and plugged
him in the back. ,
"It was a frame-up, a planned and
cold-blooded shooting. Credideo shot
this boy for revenge because the boy
whipped him in fi. fair fist fight two
days before. Credideo came into the
Candes ice cream parlor in daylight,
in the early morning, and tried to
murder Vetter. it is only by a lucky
chance that this is not a murder case.
It was not reckless. It was a cool,
planned attempt at murder."
In these words 0. M. Kaufman, an
attorney assisting H. C. Lust, assist
ant state's attorney, scored Credideo
for foul play.
"It's easy to shoot a man in the
back when you come in on him all of
a sudden and he hasn't got a gun to
defend himself with," said Kaufman.
MAY HEAD OFF COAL STRIKE
There will be no strike of the bi
tuminous coal miners this year if
plans agreed upon by the policy com
mittee of the United Mine Workers
are carried out.
When a split seemed certain be
tween the operators and the miners
the latter placed the difficulty in the
hands of their polioy committee.
The committee agreed that the
men should continue Jo work at the
old scale which expires April 1 and
that the difference should be taken
up by the various locals. Most of the
miners' troubles have been with the
By Jim Manee.
You might call him the human fowl
'Cause he can lay a brick.
He smothers them in mortar
So they will surely stick.
He makes your home foundation,
His work is true and tried,
If he fell in the mortar, folks,
Would he be mortified?
P..S. He loves his work-cementsly.
CAPT. HALPIN SAYS GIRL'S
STORY IS A FAKE
Capt. Halpin of the detective
bureau after an investigation says
the story told by Bessie Huntus of
imprisonment in a rooming house at
2023 Indiana avenue and of her res
cue by Kate Adams, is false.
The chief of detectives asserts that
the girl left the house quite often,
that she went out as often as she
pleased, and that there was a tele
phone in the house by which she
might have summoned aid had she
been held a captive.
The girl claimed she was made a
prisoner in the house by James
Chiappetta, Martha Wagner, Adonis
Scoilli andNanother man.
The police are of the opinion that
the story was sprung for the sake of
The bedroom and the bed shbuld
be the cleanliest, airest place in the
house. In the first place, keep the
air in the bedroom circulating, night
and day. First thing in the morn
ing throw back the covers. Take off
the sheets arid pillows. Put these
near a window or, better still, right
outdoors. Open windows at top and
bottom as far as you can. If pos
sible have a bedroom where the sun
shine can come in.
Fair Thursday; pronably rain or
snow Friday; somewhat colder.