By Charles Victor Knox (?-?).
Short short short story (3 pages).
Found in Argosy Weekly, March 10, 1934.
" 'Nothing's unlucky except carelessness,' was the motto of Wolf McGowan, slickest of crooks . . .". . . and Wolf would never be careless, would he?
. . . Then he saw, right ahead of him, a ladder leaning against the side of a building. He smiled again, as he deviated slightly from the flow of pedestrians, in order to pass beneath it. . . .Category: No such luck