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THE MAN WITH THE SCARRED HAND—Henry Kitchell Webster—Bobbs-Merrill ($2)*

When Bank Clerk Jim Blake found his boss in conference with a man who had a long red scar on the back of his hand, he had the feeling that something queer was afoot. This goes to show that in a mystery story not even the hero should jump to conclusions. Still, you can hardly blame Jim (who was not overly given to suspicion), for he never laid eyes again on the scarred man till they suddenly met in a dripping cavern, in the dark. Between those two meetings Jim had plenty...

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