Foreign News: Good & Trusty Servant

As newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Peter Thorneycroft is responsible for every pound, shilling and penny in Her Majesty's treasury. His butler is not, and it is just as well. For last week Thorneycroft's butler admitted that only six years ago he had taken a hand in stealing some $150,000 worth of jewels from a previous employer, the Duke of Sutherland. And furthermore, he added loyally, Thorneycroft already knew about it.

Donald Macleod entered Mr. Thorneycroft's employ in 1950 with exemplary references. But his secret gnawed at his conscience, and after two years Macleod went to his employer and confessed all....

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