1923 1st year edition; Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York; hardbound in red boards with black drawing and lettering on cover and spine; quite good condition with unmarked pages and tight binding; very minimal wear to boards; vivid lettering on boards; no dust jacket.
Patroman Mahaffey could see an illuminated clock as he stood at the corner discussing with an acquaintance the evils of prohibition as he conceived them. By that circumstance he was able to fix the hour of the evening definitely in his mind when it came to making a report.
"Besides anything else ye might say - and there's plenty, such as makin' hyprocrites out of dacint men an' women, look at what it does for us," he observed gloomily...."Stop!" he exclaimed. "Wasn't that a shot I heard..."