Yancy's plans to visit his silver mine in Virginia City are abruptly changed when Mei Ling, aka Miss Mandarin, is arrested for opium smuggling. She claims she ordered firecrackers from San Francisco and someone substituted the drug en route. Even though the New Orleans federal administrator believes he has an open and shut case, Yancy agrees to travel to California and investigate the shipping company. Written by
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[Yancy is playing in a high-stakes poker game with several ships' captains
Well, I'll just have to call you, Captain Brown.
Three little mermaids.
Beats my three nines.
How goes the battle, Mr. Derringer?
I'm being scuttled.