The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pocket Diary Found in the Snow by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
the disappearance of the young lady. They were aware that they
had to deal with a criminal of great ability who would be careful
not to fall into the usual slips made by his kind.
There was no news from the cab either, although several detectives
were out looking for it. It was almost nightfall when Amster ran
breathlessly into room number seven. "I have him! he's waiting
outside across the way!" This was Amster's report.
Muller threw on his coat hastily. "You didn't pay him, did you?
On a cold day like this the drivers don't like to wait long in any
"No danger. I haven't money enough for that," replied Amster with