The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories

Three Complete Stories of the Exploits of Nicholas Carter, America's Greatest Detective

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Author: Nicholas Carter
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,980 / 150 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,442
Added to site: 2005.02.12
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to us straight?"

"Yes; he doesn't know where he took the men nor what became of them after they left his cab."

"It's a pity he had such a jag. He'd have been the best witness in the case."

Nick smiled.

"If he hadn't been drunk he wouldn't have had anything to do with the case," he said.

"What do you mean?"

"Why, it's clear enough. This man that we want saw Harrigan on that cab while the man was on his way to the restaurant with the woman. Then when it became necessary to get Corbut out of the way, he remembered the drunken cabman, and hired him."

"I don't see how you know that."

"A man would rather have a sober driver than a drunken one, wouldn't he?"

"Yes."

"Well, the man who told you he saw Harrigan get the job was sober, wasn't he?"

"Yes."

"Then why didn't the man take his cab? Because he wanted a drunken driver, who wouldn't be sharp enough to get on to any queer business.

"But he wouldn't have tried to find a drun

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