CRIME: Pupnapping

One day last week, in Chicago's Hotel Sherman, Louis Rudginsky, a Winthrop, Mass., tire dealer, packed up to go home. With him was Kid Boots Ace, better known as Timmie, his 13-lb. Boston terrier, who had just won first prize in the Western Boston Terrier Club show. Mr. Rudginsky put his thoroughbred into a black fibre bag bearing his initials in red letters. In the hotel lobby he put the case down, stepped away a few feet to say good-by to some friends. When he stepped back case and dog were gone.

Mr. Rudginsky waited. That afternoon a man telephoned...

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