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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

hurried back up Kingsway. His brain was working on an icebox.
" What to do ?" The question hammered in his head. The van would be back in thirty seconds if he did not turn that corner. Go back to his office ? He might be seen even as he stepped over the threshold of the entrance hall.
A taxi drew in to the kerb near a fruit-barrow on the opposite side about a hundred yards up. Dain began to run. He whistled to it to wait. The door opened and three people got out. Dain whistled again, and the taxi-driver heard him and looked round. Dain was streaking up Kingsway like the wind.
The driver looked round in surprise.
" In a hurry, sir ?" he jerked.
Dain crushed a pound note into the man's hand.
" Yes-the devil's own hurry," gasped Dain. " Do you know Greydene, the big grey house off the main Highgate road ?"
" Yes, sir. I think I know it."
" Then drive like Satan-and keep the change. Singe the road if you like, but get me there !"
He snatched the door open and glanced back towards the Aldwych.
The big Crossley swept round the corner-and spurted. The driver had seen him.
With every sign of sudden, desperate panic in his actions, Dain leapt headlong into the cab and slammed the door behind him. The driver was

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