The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:|
handkerchief had caught his attention - he had seen its mate in the
possession of Detective Ferguson, and clinging to it the broken
portions of the capsules of amyl nitrite which Jimmie Turnbull had
inhaled just before his mysterious death.
Into Kent's mind flashed Mrs. Sylvester's statement that Mrs.
Brewster was in the police court at the time of the tragedy,
although in her testimony at the inquest she had sworn she had
not heard of Jimmie's death until the return of Helen and Barbara
McIntyre. She had been in the police court, and Jimmie had used
her handkerchief - a mate to the one she was then holding, the
letter "B" with its peculiar twist was unmistakable - and "B"
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