Watson is given the chance to exercise his powers of observation, and deduction on a box of cigars, then it’s off to investigate a rash of murder. Holmes interviews people on the street about the killed Hindu tobaccanists.
Patterns are detected, along with a strong willed girl, and dealings with the real estate business. Twists in the mystery are examined, and unfurled as Holmes tracks down all the clues. Do you have it figured out yet? The answer will be presented by Holmes, in all it’s splendor and glory.
Stand by for the commercial to buy time for your brain to digest it all. In the aftermath, Watson introduces the show for next week, and urges listeners to buy war bonds.