National Affairs: Kidnapped

From small beginnings has grown the large and lucrative business of Kidnapping. Once the trade of gypsies or of city criminals with more imagination than daring, it is now freely practiced by the better class of gangsters. Where only children used to be taken, now full grown men are not considered too difficult to handle.

Last week two major kidnap deals were consummated. At a New York police station appeared Charles Marvin Rosenthal, 24-year-old stockbroker, to announce that he had been freed by kidnappers who had held him 17...

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