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HOW GREAT LEPiNESOLVEDlfcASOF THEFTS
0FGAYBARdN DEGRAVAL"! "
HP ill i W Vi J lii " f K 'ill -
Valentine Merelli; the" Beautiful 'VYpman for Wh'om Jean. Gallay Stole
5200,000.. With Her Me fcpecteato tscaperrom rans.
which this famousfIesh-Wid-ljIoodtSherro'ctfrWmesworked out.
Mystery of the Policeman- Who.. Stole' Hundreds .of Thousands of
is No. 4 ol the 'great Pans mysteries which Chiet ot Koijce)
selected -for. The, Dav Book's, symposium of the greatest ,casesf
BY WJLLIAM'G. SHEPHERD ' '
Paris, Oct. 28. Jean GallayCwas in
the police servicer under- the 'great
Lepine, for six years,', and-' was the."
son of a police captain, so-that'he.was
thoroughly versed-, as he thoughtfin
the methods of the great detective.
But, when, he'stole 'nearly twohun.-
dred Jhousanadb31ars3Erom; a "bank'
and trie'd to.pltliis wits against those
o'f Lepine, he was outwitted at the.
iirst turn., ? x ..
It .was like thisr
Gauayr after Tijs. detective and po
lice., experience,', got-a position in a
large tank dnsParis,- and it was not
long- b'efore'hertiegan to notice how
"easily he cquldgetaway with large
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