THE PENNY PICTORIAL · Issue 440 · 2/11/1907 · Amalgamated Press · 1d
THE TRAGEDY OF NO. 9 HOLE
by Anon. (Cecil Hayter) · Illustrator: R. J. MacDonald
Other content: Unknown
Notes: While playing golf, Blake is among a group that witnesses a disagreement between two young men, both being suitors for Molly Maxwell. When one of the two is discovered murdered beside number 9 hole, all the evidence suggests that the other killed him. Blake has to cut through the web cast by the clues in order to ensure that an innocent man avoids the noose. He does so, the vital factor being the brand of a certain golf ball.