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.headed for the Chicago avenue
police station. His pals noticed
the direction and stopped pursuit.
John burst into the station.
"I'm a robber," he cried to 'the
"Ha,'at last you are captured,"
yelled the sergeant, making a
leap for John. "Who says the po
lice department don't catch bur
glars. I been after you for a long
time. I know just what you did.
But what was it."
And John told his story, punc
tuated with many "just as I
thought" and "I knew it", from
the alert coppers. Then they sent
out for John's pals, John Michel
son, 972 Milwaukee avenue, and
John Kozakiewisc, 1905 Superior
street. Michelson was captured.
The third man hasn't been found.
"I'd rather be locked up all my
life," said John the Scared, "than
try to be a burglar. It's too hard
WANTS TO KNOW
If you can hardboil soft boiled
eggsan hard water, why can't you
soft boil hardboiled eggs in soft
Are you calling a spade a spade
when you say an Eskimo hut is a
Is an aviation journal a fly pa
per? If it is lumbago when a lumber
man has backache, why isn't
plumber's backache plumbago?
If a woman without a partner
at a dance is a wall flower, isn't
that a sign that she ought to be
DISCOVER LADY MARVEL
IN TRUNK PACKING
White India shawl . . : $ 60
Japanese kimono 50
Gray crepe evening dress . . 125
Purple voile dinner dress . . . 140
Parisian evening coat '. 125
London evening coat 100
White leghorn hat , 40
Dressing sack 25
This is not the inventory of a
department store stock. It is a
list of a few of the many articles'
that a woman packed into one
trunk, and a small trunk at that.
Altogether there were $3,538
worth of fejninine frills packed
Mrs. Edward B. Leigh, 3838
Calumet ave., is the woman who'
qualifies as a marvel of clothes
condensation, but her feat would
never-Jiad become known if the
Graham & Morton Transporta
tion Co. had not lost the trunk
while it was being sent to the
Adirondacks in 1907.
She vas suing for the full value
claimed, and it was put tip to a
jury in Judge TorrisonJs court to
determine whether it was possi
ble for 100 articles of apparel to
be stowed away in one trunk. One
small trunk, the defense impress
ed on the jury.
Counsel for the defense was
very inquisitive about every, ar
ticle, and wanted to know wheth
er each gown was lined, had a
train, trimming, etc., and Mrs.
Leigh supplied all the informa
tion. Then the defense attempted to
show that 100 articles such as de-