IT had been rather a tedious fortnight for Donald Bruce and his Catalan friend, Pablo Pajarillo, the “Little Bird,” while the French authorities investigated the Andorran frontier affair in which they had been concerned. The court had finished with them at last, and both the young Scot and the old Spaniard had been handsomely complimented on behalf of the Government upon the part they had played in a business which had resulted in the unearthing of a dastardly conspiracy to convey to German agents in Spain information as to the movements of Allied shipping in the southern French ports.By W. Victor Cook29 min
CHRISTMAS was only five days away. The displays in the shopwindows announced the fact. In the marketplace were huge clumps of fir trees, waiting to be candled, bespangled, and ornamented with fruit the like of which no tree in a state of nature had ever borne.By Allan C. Shore25 min
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