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By Philip Wylie

"International smuggling, vicious gangsters, attractive women ... gleaming, interesting, outstanding." -- Phoenix Republic "Adventure, suspense, and simply stable fun." -- Dallas information "Excitement, plot ... as soon as begun the ball of event turns into a rolling stone ... the younger professor does adequate first-hand study within the underworld to fulfill anybody." -- Chicago Tribune "Mr. Wylie intended to entertain, and he succeeds beautifully." -- Houston put up

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I would hardly indulge in gambling. And I would hardly patronize such a place with no such intentions. " "The Club Egret," she said, "which is off Collins, at the north end of the Beach. Mrs. Witherspoon told me Wednesday that she lost a hundred and twenty dollars there, the night before. It was probably ten dollars. I have some cash--and you can give me a check. I've kept cash in the house ever since I first moved here. Went to the bank to get the money for a rail ticket and found it was Lee's Birthday!

All right! Get going! We've taken the Club personnel--so you'll have to find your own cars in the yard. " The girl drew him deeper into the crowd. She handed him three hefty envelopes. " He thrust them into his jacket pockets--two on one side, one on the other. They showed. She started to protest--and changed her mind. Maybe it was better that way. She dropped the books on the nearest chair. "Would you take me home? " It seemed very warm out of doors. The Club Egret was near the sea and the night air smelled salty.

She had opened the compartment. " At their side, she saw the green, metal mailbox. It was for this--not light--that he had stopped. He was already scribbling. He handed one to her and she licked it. She pressed firmly, with a shaky hand. "It's pretty heavy . " "Stick a lot of stamps on it! " She tore, and stuck on, a lot. The next was ready. Then the third. She ran with them to the box and hurried back to the car. He let in the clutch. "Turn right at the next corner. " He drove two blocks. They could hear the siren purr as the bridge opened.

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