<> Lingard148 Chapter 15 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard148 Manuscript Police, Officer English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard148 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard148_1.jpg LHL Archive 140 "No, no, don't bother, Uncle Albert. You just stay here a in case any of the wee ones should wake." He would be asleep before she returned. As she left the kitchen his eyelids were closing. She ran all the way to the police station and arrived breathless. She asked the sergeant on duty if she could speak to the officer who had brought in her brother for questioning. At that moment the soldier came out of a door. Heroom and recognised Brede. "Can I have a word with you?" asked Brede. He nodded. He came over to her. "It’s about Kate MaloneKelly. I think you ought to know that she has a grudge against my brother Kevin." Brede gulped and went on,"You see, she's rather keen on him and he's given her the go-by. So I don't think you could call her an unbiased witness." The officer smiled fleetingly. "Perhaps not. As a matter of fact I'd beg un to suspect something of the kind. I've been back to talk to her. And your fat brother's stikcing to his statement that he had nothing to do with it." "I'm sure he had not," said Brede. "You don't know who did?" Brede shook her head. "And if you did you wouldn't say, would you?" "Well... I don't know. But since I don't know there's nothing I could be telling you anyway. So you'll let my brother go then?" "We can't keep him. I think ... Text