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Smith, Say-and-See. Say-and-See Smith was created by H. Bedford-Jones (John Bradford, James Bronson, Denis Burke (I), Denis Burke (II), Burket & O’Neill, Peter J. Clancy, Dick Clews, Vincent ConnorCosgrave & Lundgren, Crawford, Riley Dillon, Colin Haig, Pinky JenkinsJungle Girl, Tertius March, John Solomon, Sphinx (II)Strato-Shooters, Hugh Tyrone) and appeared in four short stories in Munsey’s in 1922 and 1923, beginning with “Blood of the Eagle” (Munsey’s, May 1922); the stories were collected in The Hazards of Smith (1924).

“Say-and-See” Smith is a rhinoceros horn hunter in the highlands of Indo-China. He has a concession from the government and sells horn to Chinese merchants for medicinal purposes. Smith is assisted by a number of men, although his most capable assistant is Ninh Bang. Smith meets a variety of different people and gets involved in local adventures of crooked whites and Chinese. Smith is capable, can speak most local dialects, and is wise in the ways of the jungle and highlands.

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