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Gluck

Christoph Willibald von . 1714-- 87, German composer, esp of operas, including Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Alceste (1767)
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John Hartwell, its editor, elaborated an ingenious theory that got around the confessions of the two criminals and went to show that Gluck was responsible, after all, for the murder of Irene Tackley.
But what the police did not know was that across the street, in the Mercer Building, Room 633, rented by Emil Gluck, had been occupied by Emil Gluck at the very moment Hartwell's revolver so mysteriously exploded.
Emil Gluck, having disposed of his immediate enemies, now sought a wider field, though his enmity for newspaper men and for the police remained always active.
At the time, this was the unsolved problem of wireless telegraphy--as it still is to-day--but Emil Gluck, in his prison cell, mastered it.
It was Emil Gluck that caused the terrible German-American War, with the loss of 800,000 lives and the consumption of almost incalculable treasure.
And on that night Emil Gluck, alone, with all his apparatus on board, was out in a launch.
In the meanwhile Emil Gluck, the malevolent wizard and arch-hater, travelled his whirlwind path of destruction.
Inspector Jones did not solve the mystery, but it was his idea that finally outwitted Gluck.
It was in the early spring of 1940 that Gluck destroyed the Mare Island navy-yard.
In the late fall of that year Emil Gluck made a clean sweep of the Atlantic seaboard from Maine to Florida.
The one thing, however, that Silas Bannerman never succeeded in explaining, even to his own satisfaction, was how first he came to connect Gluck with the atrocious crimes.
Where was Gluck at the time of the destruction along the Atlantic sea-board?