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Anderson Crow, Detective

By George Barr McCutcheon
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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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