Press: Lindberghiana

Police Commissioner Mulrooney of New York was surrounded by newshawks one day last week. The Commissioner was trying to quash the report that Col. Lindbergh had been hoaxed, had paid the $50,000 ransom to some interloper. His point was that the payee had identified himself by a code token identical with that contained in the original ransom note found in the baby's nursery.

"But," argued the newshawks, "did no one else see that ransom note? Could no one else have known the code?"

With great reluctance Commissioner Mulrooney admitted officially for the first time: "I know that many...

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