National Affairs: Barry Trapped

A disgruntled newsdealer, two strangers and a posse made their way to a farmhouse near Newton, N. J. one evening last week. The strangers and the posse hid while the newsdealer asked for "Mr. Toomer,'' who came out on the porch. While the dealer angrily demanded that Toomer pay him for supplying all the Manhattan newspapers for the past two weeks, the strangers and posse appeared, surrounded Mr. Toomer, held him fast. In Mr. Toomer's pocket was found a .38 revolver. The strangers soon identified themselves as detectives and Toomer admitted that he was...

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