George Barr McCutcheon
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Anderson Crow, Detective
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ANDERSON CROW
DETECTIVE
Author of "Brewster's Millions," "Truxton King," "Sherry," etc.
ILLUSTRATED BY
JOHN T. McCUTCHEON
NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1920
Copyright, 1918, 1919, 1920
VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK
NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1920
Copyright, 1918, 1919, 1920
VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK
Three seconds later the two youngsters had the ear of Anderson Crow
ILLUSTRATED BY
JOHN T. McCUTCHEON
NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1920
Copyright, 1918, 1919, 1920
VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK
NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1920
Copyright, 1918, 1919, 1920
VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK
Three seconds later the two youngsters had the ear of Anderson Crow
CONTENTS
ILLUSTRATIONS
ANDERSON CROW, DETECTIVE
A NIGHT TO BE REMEMBERED
"Wha—what was that you said?" gasped her husband, flopping back in the seat
Then, a hundred feet ahead, his lights fell upon the dauntless, abandoned flivver
"Wha—what was that you said?" gasped her husband, flopping back in the seat
Then, a hundred feet ahead, his lights fell upon the dauntless, abandoned flivver
"YOU ARE INVITED TO BE PRESENT"
Words failed Mr. Crow
OFFICIAL!!!
War Proclamation No. 7!!!
The Undersigned by Virtue of the Authority vested in him by his fellowmen hereby gives DUE NOTICE to the citizens of Tinkletown that the President of These United States and Congress in solemn conclave have uttered the following decree, to become effective immediately upon publication thereof:
All marriages entered into by Male Citizens of the United States of America between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-one on and after this date, the 21st of May, 1917, shall be in force for the duration of the War only. This measure is taken at this time for the purpose of making things as easy as possible for our young heroes, who, in the grave hour of battle, must not be worried with thoughts of the future.
Men so marrying shall have precedence over all others in the SELECTIVE DRAFT for the National Army Immediately to be Called. Such men shall be the first called to the Colours. TEMPORARY WIDOWS of any and all such Soldiers shall not be entitled to PENSIONS in the Event of the Death of said Provisional Husbands, and shall revert upon notice thereof, to the State of Single-blessedness from which they were LURED!!!
OFFICIAL!!!
War Proclamation No. 7!!!
The Undersigned by Virtue of the Authority vested in him by his fellowmen hereby gives DUE NOTICE to the citizens of Tinkletown that the President of These United States and Congress in solemn conclave have uttered the following decree, to become effective immediately upon publication thereof:
All marriages entered into by Male Citizens of the United States of America between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-one on and after this date, the 21st of May, 1917, shall be in force for the duration of the War only. This measure is taken at this time for the purpose of making things as easy as possible for our young heroes, who, in the grave hour of battle, must not be worried with thoughts of the future.
Men so marrying shall have precedence over all others in the SELECTIVE DRAFT for the National Army Immediately to be Called. Such men shall be the first called to the Colours. TEMPORARY WIDOWS of any and all such Soldiers shall not be entitled to PENSIONS in the Event of the Death of said Provisional Husbands, and shall revert upon notice thereof, to the State of Single-blessedness from which they were LURED!!!
The Rev. Mr. Maltby, pastor of the Congregational Church, happened to be passing the town hall
Several heartbroken gentlemen threatened to shoot themselves
Words failed Mr. Crow
OFFICIAL!!!
War Proclamation No. 7!!!
The Undersigned by Virtue of the Authority vested in him by his fellowmen hereby gives DUE NOTICE to the citizens of Tinkletown that the President of These United States and Congress in solemn conclave have uttered the following decree, to become effective immediately upon publication thereof:
All marriages entered into by Male Citizens of the United States of America between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-one on and after this date, the 21st of May, 1917, shall be in force for the duration of the War only. This measure is taken at this time for the purpose of making things as easy as possible for our young heroes, who, in the grave hour of battle, must not be worried with thoughts of the future.
Men so marrying shall have precedence over all others in the SELECTIVE DRAFT for the National Army Immediately to be Called. Such men shall be the first called to the Colours. TEMPORARY WIDOWS of any and all such Soldiers shall not be entitled to PENSIONS in the Event of the Death of said Provisional Husbands, and shall revert upon notice thereof, to the State of Single-blessedness from which they were LURED!!!
OFFICIAL!!!
War Proclamation No. 7!!!
The Undersigned by Virtue of the Authority vested in him by his fellowmen hereby gives DUE NOTICE to the citizens of Tinkletown that the President of These United States and Congress in solemn conclave have uttered the following decree, to become effective immediately upon publication thereof:
All marriages entered into by Male Citizens of the United States of America between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-one on and after this date, the 21st of May, 1917, shall be in force for the duration of the War only. This measure is taken at this time for the purpose of making things as easy as possible for our young heroes, who, in the grave hour of battle, must not be worried with thoughts of the future.
Men so marrying shall have precedence over all others in the SELECTIVE DRAFT for the National Army Immediately to be Called. Such men shall be the first called to the Colours. TEMPORARY WIDOWS of any and all such Soldiers shall not be entitled to PENSIONS in the Event of the Death of said Provisional Husbands, and shall revert upon notice thereof, to the State of Single-blessedness from which they were LURED!!!
The Rev. Mr. Maltby, pastor of the Congregational Church, happened to be passing the town hall
Several heartbroken gentlemen threatened to shoot themselves
THE PERFECT END OF A DAY
Anderson Crow Gets One on the Kaiser
"The celebrated Anderson Crow?" asked the man with the glasses
The Marshal started off in the direction of the "shanty"
"I—I surrender! I give in!" he yelled
Anderson Crow Gets One on the Kaiser
"The celebrated Anderson Crow?" asked the man with the glasses
The Marshal started off in the direction of the "shanty"
"I—I surrender! I give in!" he yelled
THE BEST MAN WINS!
Anderson Crow Meets His Waterloo and His Marne
Something terrible must have happened or Marshal Crow wouldn't be summoned in any such imperative manner as this
In the centre of this group was the new candidate for town marshal
Harry Squires stepped to the front of the platform
Anderson Crow Meets His Waterloo and His Marne
Something terrible must have happened or Marshal Crow wouldn't be summoned in any such imperative manner as this
In the centre of this group was the new candidate for town marshal
Harry Squires stepped to the front of the platform
VICIOUS LUCIUS
When they appeared on the street together
He altered his course, and as she passed him, the flat of his spade landed with impelling force
Eight or ten people were congregated in front of the Fry house
When they appeared on the street together
He altered his course, and as she passed him, the flat of his spade landed with impelling force
Eight or ten people were congregated in front of the Fry house
THE VEILED LADY AND THE SHADOW
The veiled lady made her daily excursions in the big high-powered car
Yanking open the screen-door, he plunged headlong into the softly lighted veranda
The veiled lady made her daily excursions in the big high-powered car
Yanking open the screen-door, he plunged headlong into the softly lighted veranda
THE ASTONISHING ACTS OF ANNA
He was surrounded by conquerors
Over him stood two men with pistols levelled at the white, terrified face
He was surrounded by conquerors
Over him stood two men with pistols levelled at the white, terrified face
NO QUESTIONS ANSWERED
REWARD!!!
$25.00 For the Apprehension or Capture of Person or Persons Who Successfully Stole the Fashionable Bulldog Belonging to Mrs. M. Fryback on or About Friday of Last Week! P/
N. B.—Said dog occasionally answers to the name of Marmaduke, but mostly to Mike.
An Additional Reward of Three Dollars Cash will be paid for the return of said dog, with or without said Criminals. No Questions asked.
A. Crow, Marshal of Tinkletown.
"Post No Bills."
$25.00 For the Apprehension or Capture of Person or Persons Who Successfully Stole the Fashionable Bulldog Belonging to Mrs. M. Fryback on or About Friday of Last Week! P/
N. B.—Said dog occasionally answers to the name of Marmaduke, but mostly to Mike.
An Additional Reward of Three Dollars Cash will be paid for the return of said dog, with or without said Criminals. No Questions asked.
A. Crow, Marshal of Tinkletown.
"Post No Bills."
"Hold on, Mort!" called out Mr. Crow. "Don't monkey with that trunk"
His wife was now standing guard over it on the porch of the Grand View Hotel
REWARD!!!
$25.00 For the Apprehension or Capture of Person or Persons Who Successfully Stole the Fashionable Bulldog Belonging to Mrs. M. Fryback on or About Friday of Last Week! P/
N. B.—Said dog occasionally answers to the name of Marmaduke, but mostly to Mike.
An Additional Reward of Three Dollars Cash will be paid for the return of said dog, with or without said Criminals. No Questions asked.
A. Crow, Marshal of Tinkletown.
"Post No Bills."
$25.00 For the Apprehension or Capture of Person or Persons Who Successfully Stole the Fashionable Bulldog Belonging to Mrs. M. Fryback on or About Friday of Last Week! P/
N. B.—Said dog occasionally answers to the name of Marmaduke, but mostly to Mike.
An Additional Reward of Three Dollars Cash will be paid for the return of said dog, with or without said Criminals. No Questions asked.
A. Crow, Marshal of Tinkletown.
"Post No Bills."
"Hold on, Mort!" called out Mr. Crow. "Don't monkey with that trunk"
His wife was now standing guard over it on the porch of the Grand View Hotel
SHADES OF THE GARDEN OF EDEN!
These smiling, complacent women formed the Death Watch that was to witness the swift, inevitable finish of the Sunlight Bar
These smiling, complacent women formed the Death Watch that was to witness the swift, inevitable finish of the Sunlight Bar
"JAKE MILLER HANGS HIMSELF"
JAKE MILLER HANGS HIMSELF!!!
At the trial he was shamelessly complimentary about Mrs. Nixon's pie
"I am going to reveal to you the true facts in the case of our late lamented friend, Jake Miller"
THE END
THE END
JAKE MILLER HANGS HIMSELF!!!
At the trial he was shamelessly complimentary about Mrs. Nixon's pie
"I am going to reveal to you the true facts in the case of our late lamented friend, Jake Miller"
THE END
THE END
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