THE NETHERLANDS: The Buccaneer

A score of Dutch policemen surrounded a baronial house near Amsterdam before dawn one day last week, while seven others, led by Amsterdam Police Chief Jeremias Posthuma, knocked on the front door. The master of the manor, Count van Rechteren Limpurg, appeared. "We have come for Westerling," announced Chief Posthuma. "My guest left last night," said the count icily. The chief and his men went inside to see for themselves.

After poking into corners, crawling under beds and tapping walls, the police were just about ready to leave when one of them found...

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