AT a meeting of the Golden League of Mystery a Woman was
discovered, writing in a note-book. A member directed the
attention of the Superb High Chairman to her, and she was asked to
explain her presence there, and what she was doing.
'I came in for my own pleasure and instruction,' she said, 'and was
so struck by the wisdom of the speakers that I could not help
making a few notes.'
'Madam,' said the Superb High Chairman, 'we have no objection to
visitors if they will pledge themselves not to publish anything
they hear. Are you - on your honour as a lady, now, madam - are
you not connected with some newspaper?'
'Good gracious, no!' cried the Woman, earnestly. 'Why, sir, I am
an officer of the Women's Press Association!'
She was permitted to remain, and presented with resolutions of