Scatterbrained John Thoening, a youth, wished to come to the U. S. He secured a visaed passport, but when he set out to buy a boat ticket John Thoening found that he had too little money. So he took a jug of water, a string of sausages, some pumpernickel, a hammock and crawled into a big wooden box. A friend nailed up the box and wrote on the top of it an address in West 84th Street, Manhattan. The box was put aboard the Hamburg American liner, Cleveland; by the time that the Cleveland reached the high seas, the inside...

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