“At first sight it would appear to be some childish prank.  It consists of a number of absurd little figures dancing across the paper upon which they are drawn.”

“The Dancing Men” was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1903.

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Arthur Conan Doyle, who referred to this story as a “strong bloody story” listed it at number 3 on his top 12 list.

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The meeting will take place, as usual, on the first Tuesday of the Month – Feb. 2nd

We will meet at Hampton Place at 7:00 pm

Fran will have the “Toast Sign-Up Sheet” for the dinner on March 12th. Please consider giving a short toast.  We have The Queen and Holmes taken care of.

If you have any questions, or need more info, please contact Fran at the Stormy Petrel g-mail address.

Question:  With whom did Watson play billiards?

Bonus: Can you decipher the sign below?

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