AERONAUTICS: Stop, Thief!

At Coconut Grove, near Miami, its home anchorage, lay with sails furled, the 29-foot sloop of Author Kirk Munroe, of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, on a quiet Florida night last week. Then furtively came a thief to up anchor and sail away ghostlike to the south. In hot pursuit the next morning went Author Munroe, borne on the wings of a seaplane. Munroe's pilot dropped alongside of the sloop and the pursuer leapt aboard. At the point of a gun he forced the thief to come about, then he bound him and...

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