THE CABINET: Stock-taking

At Allentown, Pa., Erma Schank jumped out of a window, killed herself because she knew a man would call to ask her questions about something she had lied about 20 years ago.

In Manhattan a man called on Sam Bianco, found him overcome by gas, revived him, asked him questions.

In Philadelphia a man called on a Chinese laundryman, asked questions, was handed a shirt and two collars.

In Chicago three men called on Mrs. Lottie Brenner von Buelow, asked no questions, robbed her of $50,000 worth of jewelry.

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