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Here's news for you. I've sold out my interest in the night spots to some A Number One lads-Harry Long, Spencer Clarke, Malcolm Drew. They're forming a syndicate and pulling in bank money from outside. But I'll stick around a bit and see this through. The cops are running roughshod through the night. It would be something, Race, if you broke this case. " He gripped my hand again and was gone. I liked Bill Cruthers. Never saw anything bad about him, though I heard plenty-but then, I heard the same things about myself.
Grimes. Pick up your grand and drift out quietly. I might decide to do it your way, but I have to think. As for the Larsen case, the cops did all the work. I just happened to know where he was. " He stood up. He put the grand note casually back in his pocket. 38. He looked at it contemptuously. "I'll be in Vegas, Marlowe. In fact I never left Vegas. You can catch me at the Esperanza. No, we don't give a damn about Larsen personally. Just another gun handler. They come in gross lots. " He nodded and went out by my office door.
I said. " He grinned at me and I nodded. "Understand, Race, it's only my opinion-not anything I've heard. But the bad boys of the city are scared. There is a sort of code in the underworld of self-preservation. They keep their quarrels and their wars among themselves. They don't murder respected citizens any more than they kill cops if they can avoid it. It's bad for business-from the pickpocket in the subway to the lad at the roulette wheel. " "Why don't you chuck it up? " He put that nice smile on me.
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