National Affairs: Retraction

Quincy S. Treagre, manager of a peanut store in Grand Rapids, Mich., reported to police last fortnight that a gunman had robbed his place. He set his loss at $75. That figure appeared in newspaper accounts of the stickup. Last week Police Chief Frank J. O'Malley received an anonymous letter, which was soon published also. Text:

"That Treagre guy said he lost $75 Saturday, but I say he lost only $40.20. My boys are asking for a full split and I can't give 'em $20 each because I'll lose money on the job. Now I...

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