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But a man who's missing, nh, that takes real detective .work. And you know what the better detective agencies charge." "I haven't the slightest," Sutton said. "I'm willing to pay a fair price, though, to find my cousin, Lester Smithson." "What relation is he to Jess Canmchac'l, senior?" "Nephew, same as I am. Uncle Jess had two sisters, Delia and Carrie. Lester was Delia's son. C: a r r i c Carmlchacl was my mother." "Your aunt and your mother m.j both dead?" "Yes." "Mmm," said Johnny thought- tti..y. "1 catcii on. With Jess the third dead, that leaves you the next of kin." "Except for Lester." "You want me to find Lester. Since you're the heir to the Carmichael grocery stores, I'll naturally have to charge you a larger fee." James Sutton chuckled. ''You are a character, Fletcher. All right, name your price." A hundred dollars a daV "Isn't that a little slifr?" "It might be for the ordinary detective agency," Johnny admitted, "but when you hire Johnny Fletcher, you're hiring the best." "Let's sny $50 n day." "For my A-l work?" "Your best. Fifty dollars a day. And there's got to be a time limit, of course." "Ten days?" "Five. Fifty dollars a day, for five days and a, ah, bonus of $200 when you succeed." "Seven days and a $500 bonus?" "Very well." "And n retainer of, say, $200?" "I'll send you a check tomorrow." Johnny frowned. "Couldn't you pay something now—just to bind the agreement?" "I'm afraid I left my wallet at home." JOHNNY'S frown became a scowl. "I wasn't able to get to the bank today. Sam, how much money have you got on you?" "Why, you know, Johnny, $1.45." 'You, too?" Johnny shook his head. "This is a bit awkward. Not even enough to tip the driver." He turned back to Sutton. "Haven't you got some small change on you?" 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