Foreign News: Brighton's No. 1 & No. 2

That the Home Office has, in bland, knowing Sir Bernard Spilsbury a Sherlock Holmes who never fails, is a settled Empire conviction. Did he not send Crippen to the gallows, Crippen the first murderer ever apprehended by wireless? (see p. 40). Then there was Smith, "the Brides-of-the-Bath Bluebeard." To prove how easy it was for Smith to drown his brides in his tub without a struggle, did not Sir Bernard Spilsbury all but perform that feat himself?* Ever since the discovery last summer of Brighton Trunk Murder No. 1 (TIME, July 2) and...

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