The Mute Detective
“No dogs admitted, sir,” said a porter to a gay assemblage, as a young man and his dog appeared at the entrance. “You must leave him behind you if you go in.”
“Very well,” said the young man; “stay about here, Prince, till I come back;” and he joined the crowd within.
By and by the young man wished to refer to his watch, when, behold! the chain had been snapped in two, and the valuable time-piece was gone. He considered the case a moment, when a sudden thought flashed through his mind. So, stepping out, he whispered the fact to the porter, and gained permission to take the dog in a… Read More