Miscellany: Escape

In Eastview, N. Y., Oscar Williams, 253-lb. chicken thief, escaped from jail, was recaptured four days later waddling along a road ten miles from the jail. Oscar Williams stated that he had been traveling by night, sleeping by day, thought he had covered "at least 100 miles."


In Chicago, George Richardson, taxidriver, was compelled by a robber to visit a succession of filling stations, at each one of which his fare committed a holdup. After several holdups, the robber said: ''When we get through, I'm going to kill you." Terrified, George...

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