by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
CHAPTER I. IN THE POLICE COURT
Te Assistant District Attorney glanced down at the papers in his hand and then up at the well dressed, stockily built man occupying the witness stand. His manner was conciliatory.
"According to your testimony, Mr. Clymer, the prisoner, John Sylvester, was honest and reliable, and faithfully performed his duties as confidential clerk," he stated. "Just when was Sylvester in your employ?"
"Sylvester was never in my employ," corrected Benjamin Augustus Clymer. The president of the Metropolis Trust Company was noted for his precision of speech. "During the winter of 1918 I shared an apartment with Judge James Hildebrand, who employed Sylvester."
"Was Sylvester addicted to drink?"
"Was he quarrelsome?"
"Was Sylvester married at that date?"
At the question a faint smile touched the corners of Clymer's clean shaven mouth and his eyes traveled involuntarily toward the over dressed female whose charge of assault and battery against her husband had brought Clymer to the police court as a "character" witness in Sylvester's behalf... Continue reading book >>
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