The youth was close upon the midnight strangler, stooping low.
When he pulled on them both, the strangler's cord came away in his hand.
The first point gained, the Strangler could act more freely.
"What you feel is a strangler's cord," the thief said grimly.
He said two words to the Strangler, and drew a revolver from beneath his jacket.
It was the Strangler, and he ...