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LAURETTA

"Perhaps you'll give me a cigarette?" she said. "I'm much more interested in Mr. O'Day as a private detective who is trying to discover things about me, than as a supposed very old friend of Colonel Needham who is concerned because I wouldn't agree to marry him."
O'Day brought the cigarette box; lighted her cigarette. He went back to the mantelpiece; leaned against it.
" Needham left the country last Saturday," he said. "He went to Africa on some under-cover job for the U.S. Government. On the Saturday morning he tried to contact me at my office. I wasn't there. He left a long letter for me telling me all about the thing that was worrying him. He also left a sum of money to pay my expenses and retainer. He left a note at my apartment telling me he had done this in case I returned to my apartment before I went to my office. He told me in that note that he was concerned about a woman to whom he had proposed marriage and who had turned him down. When I returned to my office the letter from Needham had been accidentally destroyed. But I,was able to discover that he had been down here in the War; that he had been friendly with you. I guessed the woman in the case was you. You understand?"
She nodded her auburn head. O'Day thought she seemed not very interested.
" I don't know Needham well," O'Day continued. "But he did me a good turn once, and he's paid me to work for him. So I'm working for him. He had an idea in his head that you needed looking after, in some way or another, and he thought I was the man

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