"Vic and Sade" was a radio program, (1932 - 1944), written by the most-underrated writer of the 20th Century, Paul Rhymer.
xx-xx-xx The Drowsy Venus Chapter Tablecloth Thief
Vic has a lodge brother (it is unknown as to which one) who was caught stealing tablecloths from restaurants. He would go out to eat, purposely spill ketchup on the tablecloth, then offer to have the tablecloth cleaned. He would remove the tablecloth, but never return them to the restaurant.