In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," what's the name and job of the man with the twisted lip, and is he connected to St Clair's dissappearance?

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The man with the twisted lip goes by the name of Hugh Boone, and he is a professional beggar who makes a pretense, a show, of selling matches on the street. He has a particular trait of being able to give witty rejoinders to passers-by who ridicule his beggarly profession. They'd certainly be surprised to see how much money he earns in a day, which is about the equivalent of one week of St. Clair's salary as a newspaper reporter.

Boone is directly connected to Neville St. Clair's disappearance. St....

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