Education: The Phantom of the Schoolhouse

Brooklyn's Public School No. 12 first became aware of him when a fire ax came flying out of the principal's office. After the ax came a boy about 5 ft. tall, a stranger in P.S. 12. He wore a peaked cap, a black leather jacket, and yellow trousers with blue stripes down the seams. When a crowd began to gather, the boy took to his heels, led a chase through the corridors, turned a corner and vanished.

One day last week the school janitor went down to the basement to rinse his mop, found windows smashed, wastepaper containers upset, paper scattered everywhere....

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