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THE ARGUfl, SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 1896.
A 01TI.niA3 THINKS BE CA COVXIT A
CRIME ASD ESCAPE fjF.TECTIOS.
"Jack Barnes sever gets left, ytm
"That was a clone call, though," re
plied the Pullman porter who had given
Mr. Barnes a helping hand in his des
perate effort to board the midnight ex
pros as it rolled oat of Boston. "I
wouldn't al vino you to J amp on moving
"Thank you for your good advice and
for your assistance Here's a quarter fot
yon. Shovr uio to my section. I am near
ly dead, I am so tired. "
"UprerlO. Right this way, sir. It is
all ready fur yon to torn in."
t- When Mr. Barnes entered the coach,
no tnc vr us in sight. If there were other
pawrwM, they were abed. A few min
utes later he himself was patting two
little hags of feathers and placing one
atop of the other in a vain attempt to
' snake them serve as ono'pillow. Be had
told the porter that he was tired, and
this was so true that ho should have
fallen asleep quickly. Instead his brain
iwjenied specially active and sleep im
Mr. Barnes Jack Barnes, as he called
himself to the porter was a detective,
and counted one of the shrewdest in
New York, where he controlled a pri
vate agency established by himself. Ho
had just completed what he considered
a most satit.f;K'tory piece of work. A
large robbery had been committed in
New York, and sunpicion of the stron
sent nature had pointed in the dircc
tion of a young man who bad immedi
ately been arrested. For ten days tho
press of the country had been trying and
convicting the Htienect, during which
tinio Mr. Barues had quietly left tho
metropolis. Twelve hours before we met
him thone who read tho papers over their
toast had been amazed to learn that tho
auK-ct was innocent and that tho real
criminal had been apprehended by the
keen wit ted Jack Barnes. What was bet
ter, lie hail recovered the loft funds,
amounting to $30,000.
Ho had had a long chaso after his
man, whom ho had shadowed from city
to city mid watched day and night, ac
tuator to this course by a slight clew in
Which ho had placed his faith. Now,
his man fast in a Boston prison, he was
on his way to New York for requisition
papers. As ho had said, he wa. tired,
yet despite his need of complete rest his
thoughts persisted in rehearsing all tho
intricate detail iif tho reasoning which
had at hist led him to tho solution of
tho mystery. As ho lay in his npper
berth awake these words renehed bis
"If I knew that man Barnes was aft
vr mo, I should simply surrender. "
This promised to be the beginning of
an entertuining conversation, and as he
rrmld not sleep Mr. Barnes prepared to
listen. Extensive experience as a detect
ive had made him Jong ago forget tho
philosophic arguments fur and ogaiust
eavesdropping. Tho voice which bad at
tracted him was low, but his cars were
kocn. Ho located it as coming from tho
section next ahead of his, Na 8. A sec
ond voice replied :
"I have no donbt that yon would.
Tint I wouldn't. Yon overestimate the
ability of the nitxlcrn detective. I
ehonld actually enjoy being hounded by
one of them. It would be so much pleas
ure, and, I think so easy, to eludo him.
' The last sieaker possessed a voice
which was musical, and he articulated
distinctly, though he scarcely ventured
above a loud whisper. Mr. Barnes can
tionsly raised his head, arranging his
Billows so that his ear would be near
tho partition. Fortunately tho two men
next to him had taken the whole sec
tion, and the npper berth had been al
lowed to remain closed. Mr. Borne
now' found that lie could readily follow
the conversation, which continued thns:
"But see how that Barnes tracked
this Prttingill day and night until ho
had trapped him. Just as the fellow
supposed himself safe ho was arrested.
Yon must admit that was clever work."
"Oh, yes, clover enough in its way.
but there was nothing specially artistic
about it. Not that the detective was to
blame. It was the fault of tho criminal.
Tlww was ixn chance for the artistic.
Yet Mr. B.irues had n.ed that very ad
jective to himself in cemmentiug upon
his conduct of this case. Tho man con
, tinned : "The crime itself was inartis
tic, Pettingill bungled, Barnes was
shrewd enough to detect the flaw, and
with his experience ami skill in such
cases the end was inevitable."
"It seems to roe either that yon have
not read the fall account of the caso or
else you do not appreciate tho work of
the detrvtive. Why, all the clew he had
Was a button."
"Ah! Only a button, but fuch a but
ton ! That is where I say that the crimi
nal was inartistic. He should not Lave
lost that button."
"It was an accident, I suppose, and
one against which ho could not have
guarded. It was one of the exigencies of
bis crime. "
"Exactly to, and it is these little ac
cidents, always unforeseen, though al
ways occurring, wincn bang so many,
and Jail so many, and give our detect
Ives such an easy road to fame. That is
the gist of the whole matter. It is au
unequal game this between the crimiual
ana the detective. '
"I don't catch what 70a arc driving
t" . . 4.-. .-. .
I'll give yon a dissertation on crima
Attend I In ordinary business it is brains
versus brains. The professional man con
tends with his fellows, and if he would
Win tho race toward fortune he must
show more brains. The commercial man
competes witn otner tradesmen all as
clever as himself. So it goes from the
lawyer to the locksmith, from the
preacher to tho sign painter. It is brains
rubbing against brains, and we get the
most polished thought as the result.
inus toe science 01 honest living pro
W hat has this to do with the crimi
One moment. Let the philosopher
teach yon in his own way. With the
criminal it is different. He is matched
against his superior. Those in his own
class do not contend with him. They
are rather his partners, his 'pals,' as
they term it. His only contention, there
fore, is with the detectives who repre
sent society and the law. AO man,
appose, is a criminal from choice, and
it is the criminal s necessity which
leads to his detection."
Then all criminals should be
AH criminals should be caught.
That they are not is a strong argument
against your detective, for every crim
inal, we may say, is actuated by neces
sity, and therein lies the possibility of
his defeat. For example, you may claim
that the expert burglar lays his plans in
advance, and that, the crime being pre
meditated, he should be able to make
such careful prearrangements that he
could avoid leaving telltale marks be
hind him. This, however, is rarely the
case, fur this reason tho unexpected
often if not always happens, and for
that he has not prepared. In a moment
lie sees prison ahead of him, and his
fear steals away his caution, so that, as
we have seen, he does leave a clew be
But when yon say the unexpected
happens you admit the possibility for
that to occur which could not have been
premised, and therefore could not have
been guarded against
That is true as the case stands. But
removo the necessity which actuates our
criminal and make of him simply
scientific! mnn pursuing crime as an art I
In tho first place, wo get an individual
who will prepare for more accidents,
and, secondly, would know how best to
meet emergencies which occur during
tho coiiiiiiis.tiou of his crime. For exam
ple, if you will pardon the conceit,
were I to attempt a crime I should be
able to avoid detection."
'I should think that from your inex
perience as a criminal yon would be inn
to earth well, about as qmekly as this
man PettmgilL Ihis was his first
crime, yon know."
'Would you be willing to make
wager to that effect:" This last remark
fairly sturtlcd Mr. Barnes, who instant
ly understood tho meaning, which, how
ever, at first escaped the other listener.
Ho waited eagerly for the reply.
'I don't grasp tho idea. Make
wager about what?"
'a on said that were I to commit a
crime I should be captured about as
quickly as PettuigilL If yon wish.
will wager that I can commit a crime
which will be as much talked of as his,
and thatl will not becaptnred. or rather
I should say convicted. I would not bet
against arrest, for, as we have seen in
this very case, tho innocent are some'
times incarcerated. Therefore I stipulate
"Do I understand yon to seriously of
fer to commit a crime merely to decide
a wnger? You astound me !"
"No more perhaps than l'tsHingill has
surprised his friends. But don't be
alarmed. I shall assume all responsibil
ity. Besides, remember it is not crime
that is scowled upon in this century,
but detection. I wager with you against
that. Come, what do yon say? Shall it
be $1,000? I want a little excitement!"
"Well, yon shall have it. At least yon
hall have the excitement of paying the
Mr. Jinrtx cnulioutl'j rniscil hishead.
thousand dollars to me, for, though I
think yon are not really intending to
become a criminal in cither event, I may
as well profit by your offer."
"What do yon mean by 'in either
"Why, if yon do not commit a crime,
yon pay, and 11 yon do 1 am sure tbat
yon would be caught Then, however
much I should regret your disgrace, I
warn yon that I should cut yon dead and
take your money."
"Then yon accept the wager?"
"Done. Now far the conditions. Iam
to have one month in which to plan and
commit my crime, and one year for
avoiding the detectives. That is, if I am
free at the end of one year andean prove 1
to yon that I committed a crime within
the stipulated period, I win the wager, j
If I am in jail awaiting trial, the bet '
cannot be settled until the law has had
its way and I am either proved inno-
cent or guilty. Is that satisfactory?" I
.Perfectly, tint what class or crime :
will you commit?" I
My friend, you are inquisitive. The
wager is on, and my boasted caution
must begin. Therefore I must not tell
yon anything 01 tne nature or my in
"Why, do yon suppose for an instant
that I wonld betray yon?"
"Well, yes, that idea does occur to
me. Listen. As I said before, the ne
cessities of the criminal prove his Nem-
The necessities involve the object
ities involve the object pointing out that a detective may belis
Tbat is always a good tening? However, I will give yon an
of the crime.
starting point in following up a mysteri
ous case. The more unusual the object
the better, eince it will fit fewer people.
Plunder is the commonest and there
fore the least promising to trace from.
Revenge is common also, but better, be-
cause the special revenge connected with
the deed must lead to the special indi
vidual most likely to execute such re
venge. In this instance I mean my
own case the object of the crime is so
unique that the detective who discovers
it should be able to convict me. A crime
committed to decide a wager is perhaps
"Its very novelty is your best safe
Yet there are two ways ty wmch
it may be discovered, and that is tv;o
too many. Had I undertaken this affair
secretly there would really have been
but a siuglo way for one to learn my
secret my own confession. As men have
been weak euongh to do this before now,
I should even in that instance have tak
en precautions. But with my secret in
the possession of a second party the posi
tion is more complex."
I assure you on my honor that I will
not betray you. I will agree to forfeit
five times the wager in 6uch an event."
"I prefer that you should bo perfectly
at liberty in tho matter. I expect it to
be thus. I11 your own nmid at present yon
do not think that I shall curry out my
purpose. Therefore your friendship for
me is undisturbed. Then you count that,
if I do commit a crime, it will be some
trivial ouo that you may bring your con
science to excuse, under the circum
stances. Bat let us suppose that a really
great crime should bo reported, and for
some reason yon should suspect me. You
will hurry to my rooms beforo I get out
of bed and ask mo flatly whether I am
guilty. As flatly I should refuse to en
lighten you. Yoa would take this as a
confession of guilt. Yon would perhaps
arguo that if your snrmiso were correct
yon wonld be an accessory before the
fact, and to shield yourself and do your
duty yoa wonld make a clean breast of
"I am beginning to be offended, Bob.
I did not think yon wonld trust me so
Don't get angry, old man. Remem
ber that only a few minutes ago yon
warned me that you would-cut me dead
after tho crime. Wo artistic criminals
mnst be prepared against every contin
gency." "I did not think when I spoke. I did
not mean it."
Yes, yon did, and I am not at all
angry. Let it be understood then that
you will be at liberty to repeat the facts
about this wager should your conscience
prick you. It will be best for me to ex
pect and be prepared for such action.
But yon have not asked what the second
danger of discovery is. Can you guess?"
"Net unless yon mean as yon sug
gested, yonr own confession."
"No, though that really makes a third
chance. Y'ct it is so simple. Have you
noticed that we can hear a man snor
"Listen a moment ! Do yon not hear
that? It is not exactly a snore, but rather
a troubled breathing. Now that man is
in tho third section from us. Do you 6ee
"I must confess that I would not
make a detective."
"Why, my dear boy, if we can hear
that fellow, why may net some one in
the next compartment bo listening to
onr tete-a-tete?" Mr. Barnes fairly
glowed with admiration for the fellow's
careful consideration of every point.
Oh, 1 guess not I Lverybody is
"Tho common criminal from neces
sity takes chances like that without
counting on them. I shall net. There is
a possibility, however remote, that
some one, in No. 10, say, has overheard
us. Again, he may even be a detective,
and, worse yet, it might be your Mr.
Barnes himself. "
Well, I must say ir you prepare
against such long odds as that you de
serve to escape detection !
"That is just what I will da But
the odds are not so great as you imagine.
I read in an afternoon paper that Mr.
Barnes had remained in Boston in con
nection with properly securing his pris
oner during the l:;y, but that he would
leave for New loik tonight Of courFe
newspaper may have been wrong,
a in saying "tonight" it may have
bcen inaccurate, but supposing the cess to know as much as he had over
statement were true, then there were ' heard. He would not lose sight of his
mrec iritiiin mnju which ik iu'fc"i. uaa j man during tne allotted niontn. hie en
started, one at 7 o'clock, one at 1 1 and joyed the prospect of allowing him to
this cue. cmeintlirce is not long otitis."
But even if he is on this train there
are ten coaches." i
"Again yoa are wrong. After his
hard work on this Pettingill case he
would be sure to take a sleeper. Now, '
if yon recall the fact, I did not decide
to go to New York tonight till the hist j
minute. Then we found that we could
not get a whole section and were about
to bonk together in a lower berth when,
several more people applying, they de
termined to put on another coach. There
fore, unless Mr. Barnes secured his
ticket during the day, he would inevi
tably have been assigned to this coach."
"Had you any tpeciul reason for sug
gesting No. 10'r"
"Yes; I know that No. 6 is unoc
cupied. But just as we sUrted some one
came in, and, I think, took the npper J
berth of No. 10." J
Mr. Barnes began to think that he !
would have exceedingly difficult work I
to detect this man in crime were he
really to commit one in spite of the fact
that he knew so much in advanqe. The;
conversation continued :
"Thus, yoa sec, there are two wars
a serious matter if unguarded against.
As, however, I recognize the possibilities
in advance, there will be no difficulty
whatever, and the knowledge will be of
no value to any detective, even though
he be your Mr. Barnes. "
"How will you avoid that danger?"
"My dear boy, do yon suppose for an
instant that I would reply to that after
idea. I will show you what I meant
when I said that Pettingill had blun
dered. You said that he had lost only a
button and thought it clever in Barnes
to trace him from the button. But a
button may be a most important thing.
11 1 snouiu lose one or tne buttons or my
vest while committing a crime, Mr.
Barnes would trace me out in much less
than ten days, and for this reason they
are the C11I7 ones of the kind in the
"How does that happen? I supposed
that buttons were made by the thou
sand." Not all buttons. For reasons which
I need not tell tho possibly listening de
tective, a friend traveling abroad had a
Ett made specially and brought them
back to mo as a present. They are hand
somely cut cameos, half the set having
the profilo head of Juliet and tho others
a similar face of Ronieo."
"That is immaterial. Suppose that I
should plan a robbery in order to decide
this wager. As li'.-cessity would not urge
me either as to time cr place, I should
chooso my opportunity, let us say, when
but ouo person guarded the treasure.
That ono I rkonld chloroform and also
tia Next, I should help myself to the
designated plunder. Suppose that as I
wero about to depart a sleeping, uncul
cnlated for pet dog tbould jump out and
bark furiously? I reach for it, and it
snaps at me, biting my hand. I grapplo
it by tho throat and strangle it, but in
its death throes it bites my vest, and a
button falls to tho crsuud and rolls
away. Tho dog is ut last silenced. Yonr
ordinary burglar by this time would be
so unnerved tbat bo wonld hasten off,
not even realizing that he had been bit
ten, that blood had flowed, or that tho
button was lost. Mr. Barnes is sent to
the house tho next day. Tho lady sus
pects her coachman, and Mr. Barnes
consents to his arrest, not because he
thinks him guilty, but because, as the
mistress thinks so, he may be, and then
' more especially, his nrrest will lull the
fear of the real culprit. Mr. Barnes
would observe blood on the ground, on
the dog s month, and he would find the
button. From the button ho won Id find
Mr. Thief, with his hand bitten, and
there you arc. "
But how should you avoid all that?
In the first place, wero I really wise,
I should not have telltalo buttons about
me at such a time. Bnt let us suppose
that tho time had not been of my own
choosing; then the buttons might have
been with me. Assured as I should have
been that the only person in tho houso
lay chloroformed and tied, I should not
have lost my nerve, as did the other in
dividual. Neither should I have allowed
myself to be bitten, though if tho acci
dent had occurred I should have stopped
to wash up the stain from the carpet
while fresh, and also from the dog's
mouth. I should have discovered the
loss of the button, searched for and re
covered it, untied the victim and opened
the windows, that the odor of chloroform
could pass off during the night. In fact.
in tho morning the only evidence of
crime would have been the strangled
dog and tlio absence of the pelf."
"It is easy enough to explain your ac
tionsnudcr supposititious circumstances.
But I doubt if in Pettingill's shoes you
would have been able to retain your
piesence of mind and recover the lost
button which led to his final arrest."
"It is possible that you are right, for
had I been Pettingill I should have been
ccerced by necessities as he was. Yet I
think I should not have planned such a
robbery, choosing my own time as ho
did, and then have taken with mo such
a button. But from Mr. Barnes' stand
point, as I said before, very littlo of the
artistic was needed. The button was
constructed of a curious old coin. Mr,
Barnes went tho rounds of tho dealers
and found the very man who had sold
Pettingill the coin. Tho rest was routine
"Well, you are conceited, but I don't
mind making a thousand out cf your
egotism. Now I am sleepy, however, so
good night. "
"Good night, old man.. Dream of
way to earn an extra thousand, for
1 shall win."
cot Air. uarnes Himself sleep was
now more impossible than ever. He was
attracted to this new case, for so he
counted it, and was determined to trap
a a,uu v- l iii iiivru I J II (IJJ
the individual who wagered against his
acumen. It was a long uteri toward snc-
( commit his crime and then quietly tak
iug him in the act. Carefully and noise
lessly he dressed himself and sliiiped
oat of his berth. Then he crept into one
opposite, so that he could have his eye
ou No. 8, and settled down fur an all
"It would not surprise me if that keen
devil were to commit his crime this verv
night. I hope so, for otherwise I shall
have no sleep till be does.!'
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located to shippina; in n s ran be procured for from f to $10 er acre, on liberal terms.
For illurtrated inn,.nitt, map, lanu lists, time
G. A. MAC DON A LI).
General Fasccngrr Am-nt,
These shoes fit to perfection and
as only the best of leather can. They're
Ehapely, pliant the most comfortable of
footwear. They always manage to let in
air and keep out water.
Surely Yonr Dealer Sella Them
Fer Sale ly EOLLY BROS
VEM UltH KMSE VISSSS3S.
it'DSV. 9'"0T. l8nDKf. &Mt
What FEFFER'S GERVIGC.I Did!
powerfully nd qui. kiy. cure wiwiat
oOicm tali. oun men tt-iMtn lost man bund: old
nicnreooTcr yomnrui vizor, admiii
ell bet sex, FalUn Mrmorj. W
e-. unian ,wrrtart m,lt alms or
1 OQ't let droiriilKt Imnoocawurthlviissulntituta on
?uu iMM-nus'; iiyvMi !t a (rrraii;r pr uu inmnion na.
riK PCCFr.tt'S K EBVIUOB, or M-nd fur It.
Can bo carricl in vet p ceu l'ropold plntn wrap.
H rltten UumlM to Cnra or Befsas ska
Moavjr. Hamiihlnt frcfi.BoM by diwalsta. Address
VX.FFX.lt JmCeiMCAI Afta'Si, Chlcasw IU,
Sold bj Harts 4 Uilcmejrer at.u I. H Thomas.
KESSHH'5 fnttlUH rem ALE fiLLo.
Containing Cottoa Root and Pennyroyal.
THl tlffiS UHTO.
St Wet ml mat niuU.
Hwmin's French Fe
male Pills, b"8 J""
ntrf fr over tweuty
yearn .and treed by Tlwa-
sancs oi ifiwm-w. . -
Uial tiiey arc uneacelled.
as a riwciOc monthly
nMvUcino. lr Immediate
relict ot painful, and
i. UmLm etc
l"ri t .'.ooabox, wll
X1KE XO BmSTlTCTCT, (lit PI'l
v HSMIX CUEX1CAL CO- DEWI-. J""
Bold by M. F. Buhntcn. druriri.'t.
ENGLISH QUICK -ZT
,,tY,MAN OUT CF ME
CDFVT FNG! KNDFMFnY
In SO iters hy now prrfcrte-l retcnttfle method
that ei)ioifnllunlo the eaiwla heyond bntn.n
the first dar: feel
ncncn; fiy y i P'fih arrow jonnril a Kin
anions men In boor, mind snd heart. Drains an
lories ended, e rr oortacle to hpy married life
removci iive lone, wilt, energy, hram powi
wlicn uiiln? are rtetortd. If neglected foch
tronnles revolt fatally. Mailed every where, vealed
tm it. Six boxen for $5. A. J. Iteirv, Fourth
aveaae ana Twenty-mini street, Huek Island.
sre the most row caprx. i n, ntonprand -I
iasls. of thto kind tu the maiket Itn original
G4 only gennlm Vnauii !alvtiox. Ask
yoar arairgin ir tie don't keep them, write sirec
to as nd we will send it ditect upon recejt of
price, (1, scaled, ay mail rrepaid. A. J. Rem
r sarin avsnns ana Twsniy-uura sni. jwk
ROCK ISLAND. I IX.
Cotton. Sugnr Carte. Mrnl an.1 Irlxh l'atata.
tauivs, tic-, write to
W. L. GLESSNKR.
Commissioner of Imraicratlon.
TUB LAND OF
Sunshine, Flowers and Fruit
IS EASILY REACHED DY
l Louis & Cairo
The "Uolly Springs Koute" from St.
Louis. Fast Time, Low Rates, Lib
eral Limits, Through Pullman Sleep
ers. Geo. E. Lary, Gen'! l'ass. Airt.
St. Louis, Mo.
And Floor Paints,
H10 Third avenne.
Desires to list property for tale,
and will look after and person
ally supervise renting, etc., lor
laoans a Specialty
Represents m reliable line of
high class insurance companies.
Room 2, Buford Block.
Seventeenth St. and Second Avenue
Buy, Sell and Manage
property. Collect Rents.
The old fire and time
tried companys repre
sented. Rates as low
as any reliable company
Tour Patronage is Solicited. .
Office 1820, Second At.
Harper Boose Block.
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