Ford said the tip involved a group of gansters from neighboring Lawton.
“Lawton [Oklahoma] is a hop, skip, and a jump away, and they have had problems with gangs,” Ford said.
But if the entire front should blaze up, Phil, as well as Lieutenant Lawton, might be imprisoned inside.
Lawton, the bookseller and his wife, came and were persuaded to remain and dine.
Scarcely breathing, Lawton leaned over the windlass and stared downward.
Miss Lawton had not told me of her appointment here with you.
Bennington looked, and, to his surprise, perceived Lawton's girl in earnest expostulation with the leader of the band.
Mr. Mallowe arranged the matter with you for Mr. Lawton, did he not?
Two witnesses were present at this dismal wedding beside Mrs. Lawton.
We did wish to see Lieutenant Lawton on a little matter of business.