GRIME: Empty Trap


A man in a messenger's uniform taxied along Ogden Avenue in the Chicago suburbs one afternoon last week, came to a halt at Smith's Barbecue near La Grange. Two men in a Ford sedan drove alongside the taxi.

"Have you got a package for Smith?" asked one.

"Here it is," said the man in messenger's uniform. He handed over a small bundle.

The sedan started up with a jerk, shot down Wolf Road. The taxi driver and his passenger leaped from their cab, began dancing up & down in the road, waving their arms at an...

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