CRIME: Snatch by Egoist

As the noon recess bell rang through the halls of Tacoma's Lowell School one day last week, books slapped shut, doors banged open and the boys tramped out toward home and lunch. A slim nine-year-old named George Weyerhaeuser loafed along in a sweatshirt and tennis shoes discussing with a friend the form and technique of competitive jumping. The friends parted and George proceeded to nearby Annie Wright Seminary, there to wait for his 13-year-old Sister Anne to come out and be driven home by the Weyerhaeuser chauffeur. A mother of one of the Wright girls spoke to George as he...

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