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He showed me the article in the paper, and then told me about his Santa Claus script for the radio. The coincidence, if it was a coincidence, had him up in the air; he wanted to go out and get a drink or two. I went with him. We had a few drinks and then dinner and then some more drinks. ” Corey looked at Tracy. ” “I was pretty woozy, too,” Tracy said. “But our last stop was at Thompson's, down on the corner of this block. ” “And this afternoon when I woke up,” Millie said demurely, “Tracy was gone.
He said, “I'll try to be there. ” “Not a thing. ” Tracy thanked him again and hung up the receiver. He turned back to Inspector Bates. ” Bates said, “I'll have to ask Miss Wheeler a few questions. Here, Miss Wheeler? ” Millie glanced at Tracy and then turned to Bates. “Here will be all right. ” Millie crumpled a handkerchief in her lap. She said, “Twenty-four hours? That would start the middle of yesterday afternoon. I was at the studio; I worked there until four o'clock, and then—” “The same studio Mr.
You're crazy, stark crazy. This is radio business, Jerry. You ought to know radio by now. A hint of scandal, and you're on your ear. Not so much for writers; we're anonymous hacks. But—” “Nuts to radio,” Jerry said. “If I could get myself—well, arrested for murder, and get enough publicity I might get a break back on the stage. Tracy, this murder may turn out to be a big story. Hell, it is a big story. Once this angle gets out, it's going on the press service teletypes all over the country, and it's going to stay in the news.