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THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST. - 398 TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 124 Chicago, Monday, Feb. 19, -1912 One Cent
CONVICT BREAKS JAIL IN AIRSHIP; THIEF USES FLIER
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Game Poacher Escaping With His Loot.
Enterprising European" crooks
have put the 'airship to unique
uses twice within one week, to
escape from prison and to make a
quick get-away ith plunder. In
the latter case game was. stolen
from a preserve before the eyes
of a dazed gamekeeper.
The first prison breaking by
aeroplane was made by. Marius
Devos, now hailed as "the flying
Devos- was in the prison at
Schwelingen, Holland, for a five
year term. While in the prison
yard one afternoon lie hid in a
cartload of building material, go
ing out with the cart unnoticed.
At the outer gates his brother
was waiting in aeroplane. One'
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