Clipped From Chicago Tribune
PUSH SEARCH FOR GL!M CO IN GIOE SLAYING Police redoubled their efforts yesterday to arrest Joseph Joey Gllmco, wealthy boss of the AFL Taxi-cab Taxi-cab Taxi-cab Drivers un ion, for questioning about the murder of Charles Cherry Nose Gioe, 63, Capone hoodlum, hoodlum, who was shot to death Wednesday night. Police Commissioner O'Con nor denied police had made a "deal" under which Glimco's lawyer would surrender him for questioning next Tuesday. No Deals Says O'Connor " We make no deals," O'Con nor said heatedly. " If we want a man, we go after him. And we want Glimco." Detective Chief John T. O'Malley told the commissioner he had doubled the force looking looking for Glimco and said he expected expected results. Police started a searcli for Glimco, 45, after learning that Gioe, who had been bumped out of his once powerful position position in the crime syndicate, had cast a speculative eye on the labor racket. A possible link between Gioe's assassination as he sat in an auto in Erlo st., near May st., and the bombing May 18 of the Howard Johnson restaurant at 4240 N. Harlem av., Norridge, was under investigation. investigation. The bombing, two weeks before the scheduled opening of the restaurant, caused damage estimated at $50,000. Consults Glimco Someone asked Gioe, investigators investigators learned, to "get the heat taken off the restaurant," and Gioe reportedly agreed to intercede. The man he con sulted was Glimco, and he was said to have told Glimco to " lay off " the Howard Johnson restaurant. Glimco faces questioning about the bombing of the Howard Howard Johnson restaurant, as well as some earlier restaurant bombings. Motives for these attacks were believed to have been based on 1 labor trouble, or 2 on disputes over furnishing furnishing them with supplies, including including soap, towels, and other needs. Gioe's reported intercession with Glimco and his threats to Glimco to " lay off " came at a bad time for Gioe in view of his lost backing by the mob. Ex-deputy Ex-deputy Ex-deputy Quizzed Investigators at the detect ive bureau disclosed that sharp discrepancies had been discov ered in the story tola Dy one of Gioe's associates, who was questioned after the murder, and that he was being sought for new interrogation. The name of the man was not disclosed. disclosed. Among persons questioned yesterday was Vincent Occhi- Occhi- pmti, 36, of 2246 Clifton av., a former deputy sherif, who had spent several hours with Gioe the night of the slaying. Occhipinti said he knew Gioe was in the plastics business and got in touch with him 10 days ago to discuss an idea Oc- Oc- chpinti had for, the manufacture manufacture of novelty dolls, based on features of the zodiac. On Wednesday,- Wednesday,- Occhipinti said, he, Gioe, and Hyman Wise man had dinner at Ciro s res- res- Siqr of Dragnet Jack Webb, television star of Dragnet and Badge 714, signing autografs at Musical Festival luncheon. tmbunb Photo i taurant, 816 N. Wabash av., and spent several hours discussing discussing the doll project. He left the men after dinner and did not learn of Gioe's murder until until he heard a radio broadcast about midnight. Inquest Is Delayed An inquest into Gioe's murder murder was opened yesterday by Coroner Walter McCarron in the county morgue and was continued to Sept. 9 after brief testimony. Gioe's widow, Alberta, said she knew of no motive for his murder. He had no enemies or trouble that she knew of and had received no threats, she said. She used the last name of Joye, which the family had used in recent years. Services for Gioe will be held at fl:30 a. m. Monday in the chapel at 1158 Grand av. POLICE CAPTAIN IN GIOE CASE IS TRANSFERRED Police Commissioner O'Con nor late yesterday ordered Capt. Harry J. O'Connell, com mander of the Racine av. sta tion, shifted to the staff of Thomas Lyons, acting chief of the uniformed police, until further notice. "O'Connell is not a well man," O'Connor said. "He's nervous and jumpy, and he isn't fit to perform his duties. I don't know what's wrong with him, but I've put him on Lyons' staff until he gets back on his feet. O'Connell, who has been in charge of the Racine av. sta tion since April, 1953, denied there was anything wrong with his health, but refused to dis cuss his transfer. Lt. Thomas Murphy of the Monroe st. station station was sent to Racine av. as acting captain. The murder of Charles Cherry Nose Gioe, gangster, Wednesday night took place in the Racine av district. Chiang Kills Draft Bill as Unfair to the Poor TAIPEH, Formosa, Aug. 20 President Chiang Kai-shek Kai-shek Kai-shek today for the first time turned down a bill passed by nation alist China's parliament. Chiang sent back a conscrip tion measure to the legislative yuan for reconsideration be cause he said sections postpon ing military service for sta dents studying abroad dis-criminated dis-criminated dis-criminated against the poor.