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Dubuque Telegraph Herald And Times Journal (Newspaper) - October 16, 1927, Dubuque, Iowa Twelvetree Eukah Herald and times journal sunday october 16, 1927 northeastern Iowa s largest newspaper ==1 to As by s. So it Van Dine a oracles scrib flu Shifs i of i ill v Gill \ to i n i la suspicion fulls on m St a Lair. Into \ a not do mrs no Mien 1>\ to a a a a a i a hts it to it St. Is. Of the. Sin Ling til. O or do to r Mutt Jim \ a la it i 11.�r� k 111t a in s ii fret Tun. If v f. T a 11m a a a a lift we hid threatened to kill Alvin ii 11 s a major Ile i in it ii i its i Nils i i til the this if. To. Ai. In k that in owned i i olt la Ai,.i a it it tits Markham s i Ion m is is. A Lair Markham a Kins to Quot in k Cork guilty. Now 111 pin Iii Stok k chapter xxviii Quot Lier is now York s a Vest dog Quot said n an in trod ing him to Mark Ham to had Tim him before Quot a sybarite and a a hedonist Ile sleep till noon and makes no appoint merits before Tiffin Tim i had to Knock him up and f h Raf n him with you official in to pet him Down town at thin Early hour a a Only too pleased to he of any Servile a the colonel assured Mark Ham grandiloquent by a a shocking fair lad i could t credit it when i read it Iii the papers pact though i Don t mind ayin it i be on or two idea on thu jct Cam. Very near. Ailing you up myself when we Hail Tak n our seats at the table Vance began interrogating him with tut preliminaries. Quot you know All tile pimple in Lien son�?T.-. To colonel. La ii us some thing about Captain i a a cock what sort if Hap is Quot i in so you have your Eye on the Gallant Captain Quot colonel Ostrander pulled importantly at his win. Mug Tab he was a Large Pink fared Man with Bush eyelashes and Small Bim a yes and his manner and hearing Ware those of a pompous Light Opra general. A not a bad idea might possibly lift Vidone it hot headed fellow he a badly smitten with a miss St it Lair Tim girl Muriel. Arid Ben on was smitten too. It re been be yearn Lounger myself Quot Quot you re too fascia Aline to the ladies As it is colonel a interrupted Vance Quot but Tell us about the Captain a Quot a yes a the Captain. Comes from Georgia originally served in the War some kind of decoration i in did no tar for Benson Dis liked him in fact. Quick tempered single rack minded sort it person jealous it i 1 know the Type a product of that tribal etiquette below the a Moi and Hixon in Quot put women on a Pedestal not that they should t be put there. God bless Mem but he d go to jail for a lady a Honor. A Shielder of a womanhood. Sentimental cuss full of chivalry just the kind to blow out a rival s brains a no questions asked pop and Kos All Over. Dangerous Chap to Monkey with. Benson was a confounded idiot to bother with the girl when he knew she was engaged to Leacock playing with fire Quot i done to mind saying i was tempted to warn him but it was no it tins characters of the Story Philo Vance John f. A Markham a strict attorney of new York county Alvin h. Benson. Well known Wall Street broker and Man about town who was mysteriously murdered in Bis Home major Anthony Benson brother of the murdered Man mrs. Anna Platz. Housekeeper for Alvin Benson Muriel St. Clair a Young Singer Captain Philip Leacock miss St. Claire a Fiance Leander phyfe intimate of Alvin Bensons mrs. Paula Banning. A Friend of pay few a Elsie Hoffman. Secretary of the firm of Benson and Benson colonel Bigsby Ostrander a retired army officer William h Moriarty. An Alderman George g. Stitt of the firm of Stitt and Mccoy Public accountants Maurice Dinwiddie. Assistant District attorney Ernest Heath sergeant of the homicide Bureau Burke. Snitkin. Emery detectives of the homicide Bureau Ben Hanlon. Commanding officer of detectives assigned to District attorney s office Phelps. Tracy. Springer Higginbotham. Detectives assigned to District attorneys office Captain Carl Hagedorn expert or. Doremus. Medical examiner Frank Swacker. Secretary to District attorney Currie. Vance a Valet s. S. Van Dine a. The narrator is nid to ii Ink that some a a taxation was necessary for before n an could Hpak again he added Quot the major you know was never one of the boy As we say disapproved of gaiety. Did no to mix with out lit be considered in and Alvin too frivolous. Serious minded Vance at in Sib in e for a while then asked in an offhand Way Quot did you d it nun h speculating through Benson and Benson Bor the first Tim the colonel a rated hesitant about answering. He ostentatiously wiped his Mouth w Ith Dis Napkin ohm dabbled a he at length admitted airily. Quot not very Lucky. Though. We All flirted now 1 and then with the goddess of Ltd Hance in Benson s throughout the Lump Vance kept plying him with questions along these lines but at the end of an j hour lie seemed to be no nearer anything definite than when he began. Colonel Ostrander was voluble i hut his fluency was vague and Dis i organized. He talked mainly in parenthesis and insisted on Elal j rating his answers with rambling 1 opinions until it was almost impossible to extract what Little information his words contained. To be continued j son i thought iou might know a r mental attitude concerning Quot a a i so would is in Short have been Likely to Tak desperate measures against him egad i h an idea the 1 done pondered the Point Quot Murial now is a girl of Strong character. Works hard at her a she s a Singer and i Don t mind Tollin you a mighty Fine one. She a deep. Too do. D deep. And capable. Not afraid of taking a chalice Independent i myself would t want to lie in her path if the had i in fur in might std k a nothing Quot he nodded his head sagely. Quot women a funny that Way. Always Surprise you. No sense of allies. The Moat peaceful of pm will shoot a Man in cold blood without Warnin a quoth suddenly sat up and his Little Din eyes glistened like China. Quot by Gad ill fairly blurted the Jacula Ion Quot Muriel had dinner alone wit ii Benson the night ii was shot the very night saw pm together myself at the you Don t say really muttered vane injuriously. A but i suppose to All must in. By that a it. How Well did you yourself know Benson a the colonel looked startled but Vance s innocuous expression seemed to reassure him a i my dear fellow in be known Alvin Benson 15 years at least of a maybe longer. Showed him the sights in this old town before the lid was put on. \ la town if was then wide open anything you wanted. 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Had t a t-1 a Captain i a a it a d \ Anet How intimate la colonel gesture of none of my affair i incas interfering. Bad a just How Well did cock know Benson a Quot by that i mean were they a Quot not intimate at All Quot rep lit d. Ii made a ponderous negation and added Quot i should say not formal in fact they met each other Here and there a Good Deal though. Knowing Mem both pretty Well i be often had Era to Little affairs at my Humble diggings. A you say Captain i a cock was a Good Gambler levelheaded and All that a a a Gambler huh a the colonel s manner was heavily contemptuous. A poorest i Ever saw. Flayed poker worse than a woman. Too excitable a keep his feeling to himself. Altogether too rash a a then after a momentary pause a by George i see what you re aiming at. And you re dead right. Its rash Young puppies just like him that go about shooting people they done to a the it Apt Ain. I take it. Is quite different in that regard from your Friend Lamier phyfe a remarked j Vance. The colonel appeared to consider i a yes and no a he decided. A up Fyfer a a Cool Gambler that to Grant you. He once ran a private gambling place of his own Dow n on Long j Island Roulette Mont Baccarat. That sort of thing. And he popped tigers and wild boars in Africa for a while but pay few a got his senti mental Side and head plunge on a pair of ducks w Ith All the betting Odds against him. A not a Good scientific Gambler. Flighty in his impulses if it of understand me. I done to mind admitting though thai lie could shoot a Man and forget All about it in j five minutes. But head need a lot of provocation. He May have had it you can to a a phyfe and Benson were rather intimate weren t they a a a very very. Always saw Mem together when phyfe was in Newyl Ork. Known each other years. Boon companions As they called Mem in the old Days. Actually lived together before phyfe got married. An exacting woman. Pay few a if makes him toe the Mark. 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