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Attorney-General Homer S. Cummings (center) told the Senate judiciary committee that America's
underworld has more armed men than the United States Army and Navy combined. He asked Congress to pass
laws to aid the government in its war on gangsters. He is shown with Senator Ashurst (left) of Arizona,
and Joseph B. Keenan, assistant attorney general.
Man Is Seen
Figure Resembling 'Dead'
Sicilian Worker Haunts
ROCHESTER, N. Y., March 24. -
The peculiar circumstances surround-
ing the supposed death, burial, and
reappearance of a concrete worker
on the campus of the University of
Rochester is being investigated by
the faculty and students of that uni-
The mystery concerns a Sicilian la-
borer, Peter Nicosia. who, an official
report says, was instantly crushed to
death in a fall from the top of the
Rush Rees library tower to the con-
crete floor 150 feet below.
Lately accounts have been told of
a man, exactly answering Nicosia's
discription, who has been seen at odd
times about the Rochester campus.
James Conroy, foreman of the
gang of which Nicosia was a member,
is puzzled as to the identity of the
person whom the ghastly accident
befell, and whose funeral expenses
were paid from Nicosia's savings.
Clarence Livingston, superinten-
dent of Buildings and Grounds at
the university, tells of having seen
a man, who he has identified as Ni-
cosia, several days after the latter's
"death," when the superintendent
was making an investigation of the
tower from which the "mystery man"
Livingston states that the man
scanning the horizon was clad in
nothing but an old sweater, although
it was during the record-breaking
cold spell of last month.
Reported Seen Alive
Several professors have also re-
ported seeing Nicosia in various cam-
pus buildings after his supposed
Many theories which have been ad-
vanced in an attempt to clear the
mystery, but no evidence has been
found to corroborate the opinions.
Some skeptical individuals believe
that the stranger may be a twin-
brother of the dead man, who has
been mentally affected by the catas-
trophe, and who may have a distorted
idea of revenging himself on the uni-
Other explaiations have classed
the man as a ghost, madman, or
avenger, while more logical minds
have contented themselves with term-
ing the entire affair a coincidence.
Senior engineers will be able to
obtain Commencement announce-
ments and invitations in the hall of
the West Engineering Building all
next week, according to Venable
Johnson, chairman of the invita-
tions committee. Further announce-
ment regarding late order's will be
made late in the week, Johnson said.
There will be a special rehearsal
of the cast at 7 p.m. today in the
FIRE AT DELTA ZETA
A small roof fire, which broke out
shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday at the
Delta Zeta sorority, 814 E. University
Ave., was easily extinguished by fire-
Sparks from the chimney were
probably the cause of the blaze. No
serious damage was reported.
Hal Pare, nd re Diisck
Concert Band Wil
Appear In Detroit
Victor Grabel's Chicago Concert
Band will open a series of 14 con-
certs at Orchestra Hall in Detroit
starting at 2:30 p.m. today and con-
tinuing through Saturday. There will
be a matinee at 2:30 p.m. daily and
nightly at 8:30 p.m.
The management is bringing a
band of 50 pieces, including four
soloists, to fill the Detroit engage-
ment. Included among the soloists are
Miss Irma Burns, Alfred Barthel,
Hale Phares, and Fred Diviseck.
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