Part 2, Chapter 4 Summary
The Evidence of the American Lady
Mrs. Hubbard is so breathlessly excited when she arrives for her interview that she can hardly speak a complete sentence. Once she is settled, she announces that the murderer was in her compartment last night. Just after she had fallen asleep, Hubbard suddenly woke up and knew there was a man in her room. For a moment she was too scared to move or scream; then she began ringing the bell for the conductor. Though she pressed it many times, no one arrived. The train was stopped and silent, and for a moment Hubbard thought perhaps everyone on the train had been murdered; however, she kept pressing the bell until she heard the conductor arrive.
She turned on the...
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