Amazing Adventures of Lester Leith
Erle Stanley Gardner
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Which makes him see a n ulterior cause in each motion, a criminal offense in each set of circumstances." The undercover operative used to be dignified. "I beg your pardon, sir," he acknowledged, "but as I comprehend it, sir, many of the genuine detectives are a little the wrong way. They regard it as a company, sir." Lester Leith shook his head. "No, Scuttle," he acknowledged. "Sergeant Ackley is certainly one of t h e shrewdest \ 128 THE particular contrary detectives t h a t i do know, and also you needs to admit, Scuttle, t h a t he h a s one in every of.
inform you the police are hounding m y footsteps. there has been even a shadow following me here." She used to be appealing, either one of face and determine, b u t there has been a sadeyed expression to the face which said contemporary concerns. Lester Leith smiled. "Please sit. A police shadow is r a t h e r demanding, b u t no longer in the least of an obstacle to such actions as you'll have in my hire. inform me, have you learnt whatever approximately aspect shows?" "Side shows?" "Yes." "My gracious! No!" "That's positive. I regularly like.
ahead, quickly passing among Leith and t h e viewers. A part moment later, Leith gave his left h a n d a deft twist, and there has been the plate unbroken and it sounds as if none t h e worse for having been dropped. "Now," Lester Leith stated, "we'll p u t the egg into the plate." He tilted t h e frying pan and shook it. -"Hello!" he exclaimed. "What's this?" W h a t got here out ofthe frying pan used to be now not a cooked egg, yet a truly superb pearl necklace which dangled for a second at the lip of t h e frying pan,.
interval of uncomfortable silence, then Sergeant Ackley acknowledged, "Okay, Beaver, we will not try and do whatever right here. There are too m a n y locations on t h e send the place he can conceal it. he is a ways too smart to maintain it in his stateroom, yet he will not dare to go away it on t h e send. whilst he will get ashore in Honolulu, he will have it in his luggage, or on him. Now then, Beaver, it really is as much as you to move via t h a t luggage t h e minute he hits shore. i will see to it t h a t he is detained, and you can h a v e a n.