CRIME: The Christmas Present

The young man was very attentive to his mother. He lugged her heavy suitcases to the counter at Denver's Stapleton Airfield, and stood by while she checked in on United Air Lines Flight 629, bound for Portland, Ore. The three bags, a bulky, battered suitcase secured by two web straps, a briefcase and a smaller suitcase, weighed 87 Lbs. -37 Lbs. over the limit allowed each passenger. When the ticket agent told her she would have to pay $27 for the excess baggage, the mother, Mrs. Daisie King, turned to her son and...

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