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James said: "Well, you can't do that yet. He comes on at about ten o'clock at night. But-" he smiled-"if you like to go down to the public house at the cross roads-the Green Apple-I'll bet you a shilling you'll find him in the private bar. He spends most of his off time there. His name's Mellins. You can't mistake him. He's tall and thin and grey. He looks very depressed even if he isn't."
O'Day said: "Thanks a lot. Maybe we can have a drink together later. I'm staying here to-night."
James said: "I'll be glad to see you."
O'Day went out. He asked the girl in the reception office to have his bag sent up to his room. He walked down the road towards the cross roads.
As he went into the Green Apple he thought that a great deal depended on Mellins, the night portermuch more than Mellins would ever guess.
He found that worthy on a settle, a pint pot in his hand. There was only one other person in the private bar. O'Day sat down beside Mellins. He opened his note case; produced a five-pound note. He folded it carefully between his fingers.
He said: "Mellins, I've just left Mr. James. I'm making some enquiries about some people who stayed at the inn three weeks ago. He said you'd give me all the help you could."
He handed over the five-pound note. Mellins took it as a matter of course. He looked more depressed than ever as he stuffed the note into the pocket of his waistcoat.
He said: "Would you be meaning that pretty lady?"
" That's the one," said O'Day. "She's striking,

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