pearaneeof a young man who weald embea- embea- sl. - . "Bow aaaa yoo to tak th SVX you said you mbesxledr" asked the reporter. "Thro thousand dollars! Why. X didn't think it was more thaa SS50. J was th officer to whom I coaf eased tats morning, I suppose, who told yoo that. Ton nee this Is hew it is: A. few days ago I hoard that Kreis, for whom I always had th highest regard, had left the business, . Hia partner, suspecting suspecting that he was la eoUnslon with me. kept 8300 from th sam due .Krels oa his withdrawal. withdrawal. Kreis, however, had aothiag t de With my theft.- theft.- . "What posBBsstd yoo to steal th money- money- "It was gambling. I got In with a pretty tough crowd a couple of month after I went to work at Krels A Price's, and by them wa educed into a gam bl lnc-houaa. lnc-houaa. lnc-houaa. From that night. I data my rain. I lost all my own money, and tampered with that of th firm. At last, seeing tbat things were' coming to a focus. I went away. First I want to Suspen sion Bridge and then to Toronto. I stayed there awhile aad then went to Buffalo, arrived In Chicago last Monday, and now yon see me hero. I hope If any body ever seee me witb,a card la my hand, or any other thing to gamble with, I may bo Bailed to a door and there shot, -Do -Do you feel confident that it Will be all right when you get to Mew Tork T" Something tell m my family has settled with th firm I robbed. I kaow they would do that sooner than let me go to jail. I am anxious to hear what th New York police ar going to do about it,"