CRIME: Lady Robin Hood

Blue-eyed Madeline Green Dunnigan, a 22-year-old Brooklyn shipyard worker's wife, just wanted to make unfortunate people happy. To achieve her ambition, she became a thief.

As a $40-a-week bookkeeper-cashier in Oscar H. Cropper's luggage store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, Madeline began a year ago to pocket sales money that should have gone into Cropper's cash register. She used it to pay for a costly cancer operation for her father; and after he died, she stole to pay medical bills for her mother. Stealing from easygoing, trustful Cropper was easy, and Madeline knew plenty of unfortunate people in Brooklyn. She gave away...

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