National Affairs: Cops & Robbers

For two years the proud White House police and Secret Service have been baffled by a form of crime they could not solve: minor robberies in the Roosevelt household. Missing were money, dresses, coats, lamps, pieces of linoleum. Secretary Marguerite Le Hand, Clerks Grace Tully and Paula Larabee, Chief Messenger Joseph Sheehan were victims. As a final result, $200 disappeared from the White House police fund.

Last week the sleuths caught a culprit redhanded. In his pocket were torn pieces of a letter and three marked $1 bills which they had mailed as bait. He was small. meek William Buckly, 57 and...

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