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ae oe ee 5.DAY PLANT LETS READERS TRY
arc Dey See That Letter? THE ANSWERS
Go In ‘G-Men’ Prize Contest
[FIRST DAY ]
Listen, you fellows, here’s how I stole the money. I put on my overcoat and left the house and went over to Joe’s cheap boarding house, because a couple of fellows there had inside information about the bank. So I picked up my girl and five tough guys and hopped into my motor car and drove over to the bank. A couple of policemen were standing around but they didn’t see us. The holdup was a cinch, and we escaped from the place with a couple of sacks of money and the plainclothesmen on our trail. A couple of cops were there, too, and they joined in the chase, but we eluded them, and went to a hideaway. We divided the bills, and found too
many silver dollars and nickels in the sack so
lining the route they would take af-| away!” She said “Yakrona is my | we threw them away. We went out to dine and ter the holdup. | name! i — -aepaald is a now I’m here to divide the loot. ‘a¢ and phoned the po With this information, the secret | 4 Woman's ield! pte Beye: tell ’'m was happening, ane P ts were seat-| gent radioed to police in towns|@m old hand though! I’m shuntlice. Three neg ig + = the vail along the route the gangsters were | Mg tons of coal onto the sidings. € af im the et oui res dashed taking, asking them to watch all| Kakrona is a symbol I variously
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the st into action. ' " dav ’S problem calls for a ~ It’s a secret mes
pful study. 7 which are hidden the names woe ‘ ? yns. Get out your blood tov . nd find them:
(Case No. 1)
\s an armored car drove up to
-, the largest banks in New cork: Cit’. a ear full of bank rob — walled up alongside, timed per oie so that the moment the a — ey door opened, five of the andits had machine guns and awed off shotguns aimed at the messengers inside.
At the moment the bandits drove « stenographer in an office across the street from the holdup, saw what
came in, 2 var and sped to the roads. Two days later the bandits interpret. On Sundays I'm okay,
nto a police car i E f llowed by | Were apprehended. but I'm a sham Mondays! [ SECOND DAY ] wenes of the crime, fo : : Se ee .| How many did you find on the
three ears full of detectives. selow we are reprinting the letter ¢
first attempt? Try again until you
However, they were not fast|the secret agent found. In it mre.) net them all. The photo shows the four gangsters carrying ’
h because by the time they included the names of 13 cities enough, ‘
Ls — b ‘ ¢ + m 2 . . handite were| through which the bandits had in-|, POmorrow’s the last day of the coats on their arms, proving that it must have rounded the corner, the bandits —_— tended to drive through on their | @-Men contest, fans. Hold on to I I i 5 iust getting into their car. The four} fence — nicbeaenae pss ‘f you ean | Your solutions until you have all veen cool the night of the murder. Second, lie cars gave chase, but the high way to a hideaway. See if you can
‘ng | tive. T ai 2 G-Me “Pete” oe: '@ a P ‘le of the gangsters | decipher the code message and find five. Them mail them to the G-Men Pete” can prove he was at a college basketball powered automobile of the gangsters 2 : T nied eal Contest Editor, the Dakota Journal. ; itdistanced them the 13 towns. To make it simple, oon Ol Sli .
we'll give a hint, Newark is the|Ptizes? Count ’em: (list awards) game that night, showing that it must have been After returning to the police ofaaa
: lice” first city, and Hammond the last.| J¥@ges selected are: (name them) Spring. The college basketball season is over fee to decide upon a plan of action,
oe ; CS Sree Now find the cities in between. We know you'll be interested to
. . v 5 [t4 99 ~ . me of the secret agents recalled F learn that ‘‘G-Men,’’ that screen in early Spring. Therefore, Benny, who said that he had seen a piece of white| lere’s the message: : |epic which deals with the Uncle he had gone to swim on the beach is lying and vaper fall from a gangster’s hand The blonde bandit said she|Sam’s smashing attack against orso ] shen rushing into the car. He ouick-| knew Arkansaw travelers who) ganized crime in America, is openne 18 the murderer.
y went to the scene of the holdup,| mever lack a wax envelope, who! ing at the Strand Theatre on ind there was an unaddressed letter | by robbing ham “P”—tons of it, |
It stars James Cagney
‘ring in the street. When he read| overwhelm irate farmers. She} and a galaxy of superb actors. Don’t = t he diseovered that it was really | said no Slav on her gang would) miss it! , code message, which the gang had | rebuff a lone woman. A German And don’t miss the last day of
ntended to send to their chief, out-| bragged: “Ja, me stow nice lot} this contest tomorrow! [ THIRD DAY ]
(Fifth Day Publicity)
Here’s Last Day’s Case In ‘G-Men’
Message reads: Meet Gang To
night at Smith Ranch.
T '° ry i G | T
this Is your last chance to enter | e (Men contest.
Hoda ’s problem differs from the ‘oir problems we’ve been present| uy during the past week. It’s a ersonal one which faced an underover agent on one of his assign
There’s nothing to solve. We pre vit this moral predicament asking ou to tell us in a short 100-word etter how you would solve it if vou ‘ere in the same position.
Actually, it’s the situation that
[ FOURTH DAY]
Cities listed in the message are: —
VC 4 iti lew . “stow ames Cagney, star of that exeiting l. Newark nw aeeeewn . on about America’s crime hust2. Lackawaxen 8. Akron ve Secret agents, ‘“Gi-Men,’’ knew .
* might face if he joined the De| 3. Binghamton 9. Mansfield partment of Justice service. Tell us . oW you would act in similar cir. 4. Elmira 10. Lima Mstances ; ; >». Avon ll. Huntington : (Case No. 5) 6. Buffalo 12. Bolivar “any people are faced with moral ¢ Predicaments during their lifetime. 13. Hammond Ul We doubt if anyone was ever
paced in one as great as a secret
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