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"And to you," said Nikolls. "It's a nice sorta evenin'. Have a drink?" He ordered a double rye whisky for O'Day. He went on: "I bet it's something about Vanner, hey? Something you want to know. That boy had been gettin' around lately, hadn't he? I wonder why he had to get himself killed like that."
" I wander too," said O'Day. "Perhaps there was a reason for it."
Nikolls nodded. "Maybe. Maybe some guy would think the reason was you. Maybe they'd think it was sorta convenient for you when he passed out like that. But not me!" He grinned. "I can't see you operatin' with a blunt instrument-not that he hadn't got the thickest head."
" You don't think he was very clever, Windy?" asked O'Day.
Nikolls shook his head. "Me-I always thought Vanner was a temperamental sorta guy. You know, couldn't keep his feet on the ground. He was either right up or right down. He exaggerated everything in his mind. He wasn't a cool guy-definitely not! And he was one of those eggs who believe too much of what people tell 'em."
O'Day said: "You mean about his wife?"
Nikolls said: "Why not? Me-I think he took life a whole heap too seriously."
" When he saw you, Windy," said O'Day, "and asked you to go down and make that investigation at the Sable Inn-the job you turned down-was that all he said about it?"
Nikolls thought for a moment; then: "Well, when I told him I wasn't keen on handlin' the job he

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