STATES & CITIES: The Lady & The Tiger

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There was a young lady from Niger,

Who smiled as she rode on a tiger.

They returned from the ride

With the lady inside,

And the smile on the face of the tiger.

Three weeks ago, a racketeering young lady from Manhattan named Benita Franklin Bischoff alias Vivian Gordon was taken for a ride in Van Cortlandt Park, was later found in the shrubbery, strangled (TIME, March 9). When it became known that five days prior she had gone to court with frameup charges against a New York...

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