Miscellany, Feb. 16, 1931


In Chicago, Ill., Mr. & Mrs. John Pappas and Christ Kratcikas were listening to a radio-broadcast account of a holdup. Said John Pappas: "Say, no stickup guys could stick me up." Just then entered three well-armed thugs. John Pappas and Christ Kratcikas nervously put up their hands. Mrs. Ruth Pappas, with upraised arm, edged toward a shelf, seized a pistol, fired. One thug fell dead. A second howled, dived under a bed, popped up on the other side, leaped from the window. The third grabbed his fallen confederate, fled.


In Brooklyn, N....

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