CRIME: Cruise Of The Carma

Last week 15 paying members of a "dude" adventure cruise, scheduled to leave Long Beach, Calif, for the South Seas', prematurely got a melodramatic money's-worth while their boat was still tied to the dock. The trip's impresario, a middle-aged professional soldier-of-for-tune named Valerian Johannes Tieczynski, alias Captain Walter Wanderwell, fantastically paid for his clients' thrill with his life.

During supper a man's face appeared at a screened porthole of the Wanderwell schooner Carma, onetime rumrunner bought at Government auction. The stranger asked: "Where is Captain Wanderwell?"

"Are you the electrician?" asked Chief Engineer Cuthbert...

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